Multiple Venues Key To Workers' New Litigation Plan

Law360, New York (January 10, 2011, 7:42 PM EST) -- While employees typically focus on bringing claims over unfair workplace practices in one venue, a new wave of workers is now opting to raise claims in several venues or before various agencies at once in a move that can put companies at a major disadvantage, according to employment lawyers.

The layoffs and terminations amid the economic downturn and the existing challenges of finding work have prompted more individuals to take a multipronged approach against their former employers, such as by filing a discrimination claim before the...
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