How to protect your business from caregiving discrimination lawsuits (BenefitsPro)
Loosely defined, family responsibilities discrimination (FRD) is discrimination against employes or potential employees based on their perceived or actual caregiving responsibilities outside of work. And it’s one of the fastest-growing categories of discrimination lawsuits in the country.
Torchlight Head of Platform and Content Carolyn Romano and attorney Jeff Rosin recently published an article in BenefitsPro outlining the scope and scale of the FRD problem, and made several suggestions of steps businesses can take to prevent FRD in their organizations.
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