Trends in Employment Lawsuits


Trends In Employment Lawsuits

Trends In Employment Lawsuits


The number of employment lawsuits increased in 2011 from 2010, as well as the amount of fees to litigate single plaintiff cases to resolution. Not only are employers more likely to be sued these days, juries are awarding substantial verdicts in employment cases. Wage-and-hour, retaliation and age-discrimination claims top the list of types of employment lawsuits.

This white paper summarizes a number of important developments in employment law from 2011 and provides practical steps employers should take to ensure compliance.


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