Damages Available Under Federal Discrimination Laws
In the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Congress made punitive damages and damages for pain and suffering available in discrimination cases.
Disparate Treatment Discrimination
Disparate treatment cases allege that an employee was treated worse than others based on a protected characteristic.
Disparate Impact Discrimination
Disparate impact lawsuits claim that an employer's facially neutral practice had a discriminatory effect.
Employment Discrimination Damages: How Much Can You Collect If You Win?
Find out what type of money damages you can get in your employment discrimination case.
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Do You Need an Employment Discrimination Lawyer?
Learn how an employment lawyer can help you in your employment discrimination case.
Will a Lawyer Take Your Employment Discrimination Case?
Find out how a lawyer will evaluate your potential employment discrimination case.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforces federal laws prohibiting workplace discrimination.
How Much Does an Employment Discrimination Lawyer Charge?
Learn the different types of fee arrangements in an employment discrimination case.
Suing for Harassment or Discrimination
Before you can file a harassment or discrimination lawsuit against your employer, you have to bring your complaint to a state or federal agency.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The EEOC's website provides information on filing a charge, asserting your rights, finding a local EEOC office, and much more.
Find a Local Employment Lawyer
Use Nolo's lawyer directory to find attorneys near you who specialize in representing employees.
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Workplace Retaliation: What Are Your Rights?
Learn about workplace retaliation -- and what to do if it happens to you.
What Damages Can You Get If Your Employer Retaliates Against You?
Learn how you may be compensated if you win a retaliation case against your employer.