University of Pittsburgh

Ben Bratman on Increases in Employment Discrimination Claims During the Recession

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February 9, 2011

Professor Ben Bratman told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that a 49% rise in employment discrimination claims may result from the pressures of the recession on both employees and employers.  ”When there’s going to be layoffs, not only do we have more frustrated, fired employees [who may make claims], we also have managers getting rid of people they’re not fond of,”  Bratman said.  Read the full article here

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