It is easy to believe that workplace discrimination is no longer a concern in this age, however, nothing could be further from the truth. From one side of the country to the next, there are instances in which an employee has been terminated or discriminated against due to their sex, age, race, or sexual orientation.
The Boeing Company's recent announcement that it is moving its Commercial Aviation Services unit and 1,000 engineering jobs from the Seattle area to Southern California is good news for our economy and employment picture. However, the CAS engineers, who monitor problems with aircraft and provide support to them, are obviously not happy. Moreover, their union is accusing Boeing of taking this action to get rid of older, higher-paid workers and replace them with younger, less expensive ones.