Tag Archives: discrimination

ADA compliant website?!

Five Guys Burger is defending an anti-discrimination action brought yy a blind woman claiming she is unable to buy a cheeseburger because the website is not accommodating to sight impaired users. The case is Marett v  Five Guys Enterprises LLC, … Continue reading

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Rastafarians have a religious right to have long dreadlocks or wear caps at work

The EEOC filed yet another suit in federal court claiming that termination or refusing to hire Rastafarians with dreadlocks or long hair violated federal employment discrimination laws. In this Florida case, a hospitality company fired a Rastafarian cook at a Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Why Do Franchisees Need to Train Their Employees on Harassment?

Restaurant and bar owners need to train their employees on harassment, discrimination and retaliation.  The younger generation that makes up much of the food and beverage industry workforce is so regularly exposed to outrageous conduct, it lacks the necessary skills … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Discrimination Suits a New Trend

There is a new flavor of discrimination suit being lodged by employees – the lifestyle discrimination suit. Employees alledge discrimination when their “lifestyle choices” are prohibited in the workplace. These include lifestyle choices such as tattoos, piercings and cross-dressing. These … Continue reading

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