AS EVEN THE casual newspaper reader may be aware, the number of employment discrimination lawsuits has exploded in recent years. Indeed, studies show that private employment lawsuits tripled in the 1990s.1 It seems that no employer is immune from charges, whether prison or church or educational institution. In today's workplace, almost everyone-man or woman, gay or straight-in every conceivable employment situation-from hiring to firing to the assignment of office space-is potentially protected by one statute or another
Talbot, Robert E.
"A Practical Guide to Representing Parties in EEOC Mediations,"
University of San Francisco Law Review: Vol. 37
, Article 5.
Available at: http://repository.usfca.edu/usflawreview/vol37/iss3/5