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Jeffrey D. Pollack

Oftentimes, but not always, a complaint of discrimination boils down to: Something bad happened to me at work and I am a member of a protected class, so it must have been discrimination. It is not that simple; what is missing is the “because.” It is not unlawful to take action against someone who is a member of a protected class, but it is unlawful to do so because of membership in that class. The difference is crucial.

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