LAWJOBSPIPELINE.COM – The Legal Jobs Blog – One of the noticeable feat…

LAWJOBSPIPELINE.COM – The Legal Jobs Blog – One of the noticeable features of the workplace in recent years has been the increase in lawsuits relating to alleged discrimination against caregivers by employers. The very good JD Bliss Blog posted an item on this yesterday, noting – among other things – the item in The New York Times on the weekend, which reported on the surge in lawsuits relating to “work life” lawsuits and the contest between work satisfaction and family life.

Writer Eyal Press wrote in ‘The Times’ article: “Since the mid-1990s, the number of workers who have sued their employers for supposed mistreatment on account of family responsibilities — becoming pregnant, needing to care for a sick child or relative — has increased by more than 300 percent.

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