TITLE

Discrimination suits may increase

PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
FoodService Director;12/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that foodservice operators are concerned that the United States Congress may approve the Employment Discrimination Award Tax Relief Act in 1997, which would allow employees to tax-deduct attorney fees and other costs involved in settling discrimination cases against their employers. How the bill would make any damages awarded to employees in discrimination cases tax exempt; The retroactive nature of the bill.
ACCESSION #
786365

 

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