associational discrimination

While a recent Second Circuit case received lots of headlines regarding its discussion of individual liability under FMLA, the case has some other nuggets for employers to understand, as my colleague Gary Starr explains in today’s post.  Buried in Graziadio v. Culinary Institute of America case is a reference to the fact that the federal

While I was on trial last month, a Second Circuit decision on Associational Discrimination slipped courtesy morgue file "interracial"by.  Fortunately, the Delaware Employment Law Blog picked up the slack here.

The obvious question that arises first is: What is Associational Discrimination?  Well, most discrimination cases arise when the employee has a "protected characteristic" such as his or