Those in “Protected Classes” are Winning Workplace Abuse Lawsuits

Those in “Protected Classes” are Winning Workplace Abuse Lawsuits


There has been great national news stories in The United States regarding people in protected classes winning workplace abuse cases. Are you a member of a protected class? Just about everyone is.

Below, is the definition of “protected class” according to the national “Equal Employment Opportunity Program”


Protected Class: The groups protected from the employment discrimination by law. These groups include men and women on the basis of sex; any group which shares a common race, religion, color, or national origin; people over 40; and people with physical or mental handicaps. Every U.S. citizen is a member of some protected class, and is entitled to the benefits of EEO law. However, the EEO laws were passed to correct a history of unfavorable treatment of women and minority group members.


Only those in protected classes, have legal recourse for workplace bullying and mobbing, but only IF they can prove that the abuse was due to discrimination against their protected class. If you’re in a protected class, learn more through the link below. ABC

Click on the link below to reach the national Equal Employment Opportunity Program’s website;


Read three News Articles Below, About Those in Protected Classes, Winning Their Legal Battles


Lesbians sue Citrus Heights police, alleging bias in dismissals

By Stan Oklobdzija –

Last Updated 12:35 am PDT Friday, July 18, 2008
Story appeared in METRO section, Page B3

click on the link below;


2nd Circuit Affirms Award Against Wal-Mart in Disability Bias Case


Jury Awards $1 Million for Sexual Harassment Against Atlantic Automotive

Fri Feb 29, 2008 2:55pm EST
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2 Responses

  1. […] Tomasz Stasiuk wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerpt2nd Circuit Affirms Award Against Wal-Mart in Disability Bias Case. Mark Hamblett New York Law Journal July 8, 2008. Click on Link below;. … […]


  2. Workplace abuse is alive and well in the United States.
    I am working at a place where it is truly honed to a fine art. Work is hard to come by for many and I think this lets employers think they can run roughshod.

    If there is a lawyer out there who wants to help me with this situation, I would like to hear from them.


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