Information useful for employment discrimination cases


The key elements that must be considered in an employment discrimination damages analysis include: (i) the appropriate level of earning capacity without and with the discrimination, (ii) the value of employment benefits without and with the discrimination, (iii) wage growth and price inflation, (iv) worklife expectancy, (v) whether mitigation from collateral sources of income and benefits should be incorporated, (vi) discounting future losses to present value, (vii) pre-judgment interest, and (viii) adjustments for differential tax treatment between a damages award and the taxes that would have been paid on the earnings.