In the second half of the 20th century, workplace lawsuits — those filed for discriminations alleged, harassments in all sordid forms and good ole’ boss retaliation — were legion.
Now, not so much.
There’s been a change.
And according to a bevy of Bass Berry & Sims attorneys, authors of The Tennessee Labor Talk blog, workplace litigation lawsuits filed over wage and hour angst were up 400 percent from 2000 to 2011.
Some say the reasons are political; others contend it’s the economy. Click here for the Labor Talk blog’s theorizing on the subject. Further reference is therein made to a fortune.cnn.com article also linked here.