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NJ Employee allege Retaliation for Whistleblowing

City Worker fights for Fair Wages New Jersey – A male employee, Patrick “PJ” Leonard, working for the city of Bayonne, NJ has filed a lawsuit in Hudson County Superior Court Read More

US Labor Department updated Sex Discrimination Regulations for the First Time in 40 Years.

Women make up over 50 percent of the population in the United States and are a significant part of the workforce. Yet, discrimination based on gender (sex discrimination) remains prevalent. Read More

New York City Makes Caregivers a Protected Class

On January 5, 2016, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law legislation prohibiting employment discrimination based on an individual’s actual or perceived status as a caregiver. A “caregiver” Read More

Gender-based Discrimination Poll in Politics

Hillary Clinton promotes the Woman Card Donald Trump recently gave a speech that included degrading remarks against his competitor’s, Hillary Clinton, presidential campaign. Trump alleged that Hillary’s primary focus in her Read More

New York State’s Paid Family Leave

The New York State budget for 2016-2017, which was proposed by Governor Cuomo, included a Paid Family Leave (PFL) policy. PFL, when fully-enacted, will allow employees to take up to 12 Read More

NJ Police Officers sue for Sexual Harassment

Twin Police Officers link to Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit New Jersey – Twin police officers, Angel and Luis Santiago, were named in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed in Cumberland County on Read More

EEOC RULES THAT SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION IS UNLAWFUL UNDER TITLE VII

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled that sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace is a form of illegal sex discrimination. According to the Commission, which passed the Read More

EEOC FINDS THAT NYC PAID MINORITY AND FEMALE WORKERS LESS THAN WHITE MALE COUNTERPARTS

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently found that New York City discriminated against women and minorities, paying them substantially less than their white male counterparts. The Commission issued its Read More

HISTORIC EEOC LAWSUIT CLAIMING SEX DISCRIMINATION AGAINST TRANSGENDER EMPLOYEE IS SETTLED

In 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed its first two lawsuits that claimed that transgender discrimination was prohibited under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Read More

IS SEXUAL HARASSMENT AGAINST JOB APPLICANTS UNLAWFUL?

The law says that employers are prohibited from turning a blind eye to sexual harassment in the workplace. But does it offer protections to job applicants as well? A lawsuit filed Read More

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