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10 Real-Life Examples of Mental Health Discrimination at Work


And while today mental health has become less stigmatized, unfortunately mental health discrimination still occurs. And one place this discrimination can be particularly impactful is in the workplace. Unfortunately, discrimination accusations are on the rise. That’s an increase of 20% from 2010.

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Goldman Sachs, the NFL and the Gender Pay Gap


Two major organizations, the NFL and investment bank Goldman Sachs, are facing fallout amid accusations of workplace discrimination and the gender pay gap. Goldman Sachs settlement Following a gender discrimination class action lawsuit which began in 2010, investment bank Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $215 million in settlement.


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The Pregnancy Discrimination Act: A Critical Step Towards Women’s Equality

Accurate Background

“It is illegal to discriminate on the basis of pregnancy or gender. Intertwined with this law is another closely related initiative enacted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission : The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). Pregnancy Discrimination & Harassment. It is not illegal to talk about it.”. Sheryl Sandberg.

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EEOC records the fewest charges of discrimination in over 20 years!

The Employer Handbook

The EEOC received 67,448 charges of workplace discrimination the agency received in FY 2020. Or, go back to FY 2010, when the EEOC received 99,922 charges. Retaliation remains the most popular box checked on a charge of discrimination, as it always will. Number two is disability discrimination. That may sound like a lot.

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Single Racial Slur Can Establish Harassment Claim in 3rd Circuit

HR Daily Advisor

In March 2010, staffing-placement agency STI Group hired two African-American males, “Leon” and “Dave,” as general laborers to work at Chesapeake Energy Corporation. The 3rd Circuit ruled that the district court incorrectly required that the discrimination be “severe and regular” rather than “severe or pervasive.”

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How To Avoid Damages Involving Pregnancy Discrimination

Abel HR

In fact, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) logged a whopping 2,753 pregnancy discrimination charges in 2019, which represents the lowest rate in almost a decade and is down almost a third from the 4,029 filed in 2010. So, how does pregnancy discrimination typically look in the workplace?

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History of Diversity and Inclusion Policies in the Workplace


The commission’s purpose is to “explore issues relating to women and to make proposals in such areas as employment policy, education, and federal Social Security and tax laws where these discriminated against women or otherwise addressed women’s rights.” 1967: Discrimination against workers over the age of 40 is prohibited.

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