Tag Archives: gender discrimination

“Women Are Teachable” Gender Stereotypes, Then & Now.

Labor Day is generally considered a time to recognize the social and economic achievements of U.S. workers. And a significant amount of this achievement is due to opportunities presented by removing overt discriminatory barriers to employment.   But it is also important to realize that many employment-related statutes were passed – in part – to combat … Continue Reading

How Not to Strike Out in Defending a Race Discrimination Lawsuit

A recent employment lawsuit, Ondricko v MGM Grand Detroit, LLC (PDF), for gender and race discrimination, illustrates how an employer can strike out in employment litigation by it’s own inconsistencies in disciplining employees and poor documentation for such discipline.   Factual Background Kimberly Ondricko is a white female. At the time she was terminated, she was … Continue Reading