Protected Class

In United States Federal anti-discrimination law, a protected class is a characteristic of a person which cannot be targeted for discrimination.
Posts about Protected Class
  • Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child in Texas

    … are considered a protected class of citizens in Texas and any crimes that harm them may be punished especially harshly. A first-time conviction for sexual abuse of a child in Texas can lead to: Conviction on a first-degree felony charge A minimum term of incarceration in state prison for 25 years A maximum term of incarceration in state prison…

    Law Office of James Alston- 35 readers -
  • What is a hostile work environment?

    … suffers unwanted, and objectively offensive, conduct at work as a result of their membership in a protected class. Elements of a hostile work environment claim To establish a claim of hostile environment harassment, a complainant (employee) must prove each of the following elements: They belong to a statutorily protected class: They were…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 46 readers -
  • Supreme Court speaks on Pregnancy Discrimination Act

    … Today the Supreme Court issued a fractured opinion announcing new law on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The Act provides that “women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions shall be treated the same for all employment-related purposes . . . as other persons not so affected but similar in their ability or inability…

    Lamberton Law Firm, LLC- 16 readers -