Time to Fix the Congressional Accountability Act

By John V. Berry, www.berrylegal.com

We have represented a number of congressional employees over the years and believe that it is well past time to reform the Congressional Accountability Act (CAA). This is the law that governs the complaint procedure against Members of Congress and congressional employers in cases involving sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and other related labor and employment matters.

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Sexual Orientation Discrimination – The Current State of the Law

By John V. Berry, Esq., www.berrylegal.com

Our lawyers handle sexual orientation discrimination cases, representing employees who have been discriminated or faced retaliation as a result of sexual orientation discrimination. Until very recently, the ability to pursue sexual orientation claims under the Civil Rights Act look like fairly settled law.  However, there have been recent changes for employees to at least consider when considering the filing of such claims.

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