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CANCER DISCRIMINATION IS A FORM OF UNLAWFUL DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION

A woman who worked at a Long Island neurological surgery center has filed a lawsuit against her former employer for harassing and firing her after she revealed she had been Read More

NEW BILL BANS EMPLOYERS FROM USING CREDIT HISTORY TO MAKE EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS

The New York City Council recently passed Intro 261A, a bill that prohibits most employers from basing hiring and employment decisions on credit history. The Councilmember who sponsored the bill, Brad Read More

WHAT IF YOUR EX BEGINS HARASSING YOU AT THE WORKPLACE

Most of the time, unwanted advances from a coworker or supervisor can easily be classified as sexual harassment. But what happens if your harasser is also your ex, who works Read More

SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUIT FILED AGAINST PROMINENT LAW FIR

A former associate at a New Jersey law firm has filed a lawsuit, claiming that she faced gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation at the firm. The suit claims that the Read More

IS IT UNLAWFUL FOR AN EMPLOYER TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE FOR A “PERCEIVED DISABILITY”

Most people are aware that disability discrimination is prohibited by City, State, and Federal laws. What most people are unaware of is that employees are also protected against discrimination based Read More

SHEET METAL UNION TO PAY $12 MILLION IN RACIAL DISCRIMINATION LAWSUI

The Sheet Metal Worker’s International Association, a trade union for metal workers who perform architectural work with sheet metal, has agreed to pay over $12 million to a group of Read More

FACEBOOK HIT BY LAWSUIT ALLEGING GENDER AND RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, SEXUAL HARASSMENT

A former Facebook employee has filed a discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation lawsuit against the tech giant. The employee, Chia Hong, claims that she was subjected to three years of Read More

FORMER HSBC EMPLOYEE CLAIMS THAT BANK RETALIATED AGAINST HIM

A former HSBC senior vice president has filed a lawsuit claiming that the global bank retaliated against him for complaining about sexual harassment aimed at a fellow employee. According to the Read More

SUPREME COURT REVIVES UPS PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

On March 25, 2015 the United States Supreme Court vacated the decision of the lower court, sending a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit back to that court for trial. The decision will Read More

WHAT CONSTITUTES AS “PROTECTED ACTIVITY” UNDER TITLE VII?

Hostile work environment occurs when harassment or unlawful discrimination creates an offensive, oppressive, or distressing atmosphere for an employee. It is illegal for an employer to allow a hostile work Read More

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