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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

IS IT ILLEGAL FOR CUSTOMERS TO SEXUALLY HARASS EMPLOYEES?

A common misconception is that employment law only protects employees from sexual harassment when the harasser is somebody who works in the same company. However, the law also protects employees Read More

YOUR WORK ENVIRONMENT SHOULD BE FREE OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Employers have the responsibility to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Unfortunately, many neglect to do so. This is a mistake from a moral, legal, and financial standpoint, as they Read More

JURY AWARDS $499,000 IN A SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND RETALIATION CASE AGAINST A PHYSICIAN OUTSOURCING GROUP

Recently, a jury released a verdict awarding $499,000 to three employees who were negatively impacted by sexual harassment and retaliation at EmCare, a company that provides physician services. The company’s Read More

WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT UNWANTED SEXUAL ADVANCES IN YOUR WORKPLACE

A powerful democrat, Vito Lopez, resigned from his position as a Brooklyn Assemblyman after an ethics panel reported on his sexual harassment of female members of his staff. The harassment Read More

GROOMING CODES AND SEX STEREOTYPING

There is an inherent tension in the acceptance of grooming codes as legal and permissible and the view that sexual stereotypes are impermissible discrimination. The courts do not apply the Read More

THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (“FLSA”) AND NYLL

The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and NYLL requires employers to pay overtime to all employees that work more than 40 hours in a 7 day work week, unless the Read More

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