Emotional distress damages in employment discrimination and harassment cases

Emotional distress damages in employment discrimination and harassment cases

hostile work environment; harassment at work

In an employment discrimination case under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, such as sexual harassment or glass ceiling/promotion discrimination, you may be able to recover money damages that are referred to as emotional distress damages. ¬†Emotional distress damages are a subset of what are commonly called “compensatory damages.” What are emotional distress … Continued