Viewing 11 - 20 out of 83 posts

FORMER EMPLOYEES SUE ZALES FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Two former employees filed a lawsuit against Zales, the jewelry retailer, claiming that they were sexually harassed by their supervisor. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiffs’ supervisor subjected them to Read More

UPS must pay $5.3M in Hostile Work Environment Lawsuit

Several Black Men sued UPS for Hostile Work Environment Exposure A total of 8 black UPS employees filed a race discrimination lawsuit in 2014 in Fayette Circuit Court against UPS located 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

MUSLIM DRIVERS AWARDED $240,000 IN EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION SUIT

An Illinois jury recently awarded $240,000 to a pair of Muslim men who believed they were terminated from their position of employment with a trucking company after both men refused Read More

SHOULD A WORKER BE COMPENSATED FOR THE TIME SPENT DRESSING IN SAFETY EQUIPMENT?

On November 10, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo, which involves a group of pork-processing workers in Iowa who claimed the meatpacking giant Read More

SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE KITCHEN

A recent New York court filing in Manhattan Supreme Court alleges that a female cook was sexually harassed and groped by the head chef at David Bouley’s restaurant in Tribeca 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

EMPLOYERS MUST PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR EMPLOYEES’ RELIGIOUS BELIEFS

The law states that employers must reasonably accommodate workers’ religious practices, unless doing so poses an undue hardship on their business. Several examples of reasonable religious accommodations include providing flexible Read More

Viewing 11 - 20 out of 83 posts