Discrimination Complaints Rise In Hampton Roads

Discrimination Complaints Rise In Hampton Roads

More people are claiming they lost their jobs because of discrimination. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received nearly 100,00 discrimination complaints – a record high – last year. The agency’s Norfolk office reported 1,041 complaints, a 10.7...

Bostock v. Clayton County Georgia

In Title VII, Congress adopted broad language mak­ing it illegal for an employer to rely on an employee’s sex when deciding to fire that employee. We do not hesitate to recognize today a necessary consequence of that legislative choice: An employer who fires an...

Disabled State Employees Can’t Sue Virginia for Damages Under ADA

Some attorneys call the exception outrageous. After several years of investigating child pornography cases, Antonio Passaro, a special agent for the Virginia State Police, had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and asked five times to switch to another...
Lisa Bertini | 2019 Women in Business Honoree

Lisa Bertini | 2019 Women in Business Honoree

Owner of Bertini Law P.C. At work: My practice is substantially dedicated to seeking to remedy workplace discrimination and to ensure employees are treated in a nondiscriminatory manner in the workplace, without regard to race, gender, disability, religion, national...
VBA Labor & Employment Law Section Membership & Events

VBA Labor & Employment Law Section Membership & Events

Arlene Klinedinst and Lisa Bertini discuss the benefits of membership in the VBA and its Labor and Employment Law Section. They invite attorneys to the 2019 edition of the Conference on Labor and Employment Law, Sept. 12-14. The event, the 49th annual, will be at...