If you believe in workers’ rights and want to practice employment law, then you are going to be on the plaintiff’s side. And if this is the path you choose, then prepare to embrace the fate of Sisyphus, condemned to push a boulder to the top of the mountain only to watch it inevitably roll back down. For there is an inequality of resources in plaintiff-side employment discrimination work, Anne C. Vladeck warns, such that it’s easier and more lucrative to do management-side defense. But if you are a true believer—like Vladeck, who has a strong family history of left-of-center politics and her name on the door—you would never consider representing a company that had wrongfully fired an employee. Never.
KeywordsSexual Harassment Mandatory Retirement Employment Case Discrimination Case Discrimination Claim
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