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WHO IS MY SUPERVISOR?

According to a recent New Jersey Appellate Court decision, an employer’s policies against sexual harassment are ineffective if employees are unaware of them. On August 3rd, the New Jersey Appellate Read More

APPEALS COURT REVERSES BIG WIN FOR UNPAID INTERNS

The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a lower court made a mistake when it decided that Fox Searchlight Pictures violated employment law by having unpaid production Read More

ARE TEMPORARY WORKERS PROTECTED UNDER TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT?

A federal appeals court recently upheld a jury verdict to award 1.5 million in a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against New Breed Logistics, Read More

CAN INAPPROPRIATE COMMENTS ALONE BE SUFFICIENT FOR A SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWSUIT?

Can inappropriate comments alone be sufficient for a sexual harassment lawsuit? Recently, a young female employee of the Central Park Boathouse restaurant sued her married manager for sexual harassment, claiming that 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

CON EDISON AGREES TO PAY $3.8 MILLION TO PLAINTIFFS IN SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWSUIT

Con Edison recently agreed to pay $3.8 million to up to 300 female workers to settle a sexual harassment and gender discrimination lawsuit. The suit, which was filed on the Read More

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SAYS THAT MOST WORKERS ARE EMPLOYEES, NOT INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

A growing number of workers have filed lawsuits against their employers, claiming that they should be classified as employees rather than free agents. Though the classification may seem nominal, it 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

JURY AWARDS WOMAN OVER $13 MILLION IN GENDER DISCRIMINATION CASE

A federal jury recently awarded $13 million to a former shipping supervisor who claimed that she faced six years of gender discrimination and harassment at Hunter Panels, a construction material Read More

FORMER TEACHER FILES AGE DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT AGAINST SCHOOL THAT MISTREATED AND FIRED HER DUE TO HER AGE

A former teacher has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against a Brooklyn school where she worked for 16 years, claiming that she was fired and replaced by somebody who was Read More

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