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New York Doctor Accused of Sexual Harassment

Three female employees of a well-known New York city area doctor have accused him of sexual harassment and gender discrimination. The allegations against the doctor included claims that he ...
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New York City Settles Religious Discrimination Case

The City of New City recently settled a religious discrimination claim against a New York City hospital after it withdrew a job offer because the applicant was unable to work on the Sabbath. Alisa ...
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Supreme Court Set to Review Employment Discrimination Class Action Lawsuits

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to review a major class-action gender discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart which may involve anywhere from 500,000 to 1.5 million women. The case at issue ...
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New York City Restaurant Boycotted over Age Discrimination Claims by its Employees

Major New York City Restaurant, the Saigon Grill is presently the subject of protests and pickets by its employees. The employees of the Vietnamese restaurant are claiming they are being treated ...
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Hewlett-Packard Sued by Shareholders for Mishandling Alleged Sexual Harassment Matter

Recently, Hewlett-Packard made headlines due to the company's investigation into the allegedly sexually inappropriate conduct of its former Chief Executive Officer, Mark Hurd. After an investigation, ...
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New York Baseball Team's Newest Employees Are Both over 60 Years Old

The New York Mets baseball team recently made headlines by hiring as its General Manager and Manager, two individuals who are both over sixty years old. This runs contrary to the current trend in the ...
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National Origin Suit Filed Against JP Morgan Chase

Shivana Persad is suing JPMorgan Chase bank for national origin discrimination. Persad is claiming that her boss, who is Guyanese, consistently discriminated against her because she was Trinidadian. ...
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Race Discrimination Case at New York City Hotel

A New York City Chef, Julius Jones, is pursuing a discrimination lawsuit against the Roger Smith Hotel for the conduct of another chef who was also employed by the restaurant. Tthe other chef, ...
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Goldman Sachs Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit With Former Vice President

Goldman Sachs has settled a pregnancy discrimination law suit filed by a former vice president for pushing her into the "mommy-track" and eventually firing her after she chose to work part-time ...
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Construction Company to Pay $125,000 to Settle Sexual Harassment Suit

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has reported that a major construction company has settled a sexual harassmen t lawsuit for $125,000 According to the EEOC's claims, female employees ...
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Fast Food Restaurant Owner Settles Sexual Harassment Law Suit

Terre Haut-Sidal Inc., the owner of several fast food restaurants, will pay $150,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the EEOC. In addition to monetary damages, Sidal was required to ...
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Federal Gender Discrimination Law Suit Is Resolved

The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) recently settled a lawsuit in Federal Court against Guardsmark LLC. The company will pay $52,500 to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by ...
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McDonald's Settles Sexual Harassment Law Suit

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) settled a lawsuit on behalf of an employee of one of McDonald's New Jersey restaurants. McDonald's USA will pay $50,000 for the settlement. The EEOC ...
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EEOC Asserts National Origin, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Claims

The EEOC filed a suit on behalf of Rena Flores, who worked as a secretary at the Oakdale Collision Center. The manager of the store allegedly made comments to Flores and other Mexican employees ...
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Exists at All Levels

Hewlett-Packard C.E.O. Mark V. Hurd was ousted from his executive position last month after the accusation of sexual harassment by HP marketing consultant Jodie Fisher. Although it was generally known ...
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New York Times Article Exposes Lurid Behavior in the Workplace

A recent New York Times article was published detailing The Chicago Tribune as "frat house" of lurid and profane behavior in the workplace. The article gives anecdotes from many aggrieved former ...
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Age and Gender Discrimination Suit Against Fox News

Catherine Herridge, a reporter at Fox News, claims that she was subjected to gender and age discrimination and that when she complained to Fox, she suffered from retaliation. Fox News denies these ...
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Sexual Harassment Suit Commenced by the EEOC

A major veterinary center is being sued for sexual harassment and retaliation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of six female employees for actions of one of its co-owners. At ...
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Football League to Investigate Sexually Explicit Photos

The NFL investigation into the allegations that Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre sent inappropriate photos and messages to a female New York Jets employee continues. Once the investigation is ...
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Goldman Sachs Sued in New York City for Gender Discrimination

Three women, who were formerly employed by Goldman Sachs, have brought a lawsuit against the investment bank claiming gender discrimination in its hiring, compensation, and promotion practices. ...
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EEOC Settles Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Claim

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") will secure a settlement on behalf of Ora L. Borrell for the sexual harassment and subsequent retaliation she endured during her employment with ...
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Company Sued for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

According to a release by the EEOC, a supervisor of the company disparaged a tour coordinator who, because of a physical impairment, had difficulty walking. Some of the remarks by the supervisor ...
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Board Member Resigns After Sexual Harassment Texts

| A Crime Victims Rights Board Member resigned after allegedly sending sexually harassing text messages. These messages were allegedly sent to a victim of domestic violence while prosecuting the ...
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Report on the Discriminatory Gender Pay Gap Issued by Federal Government

According to the U. S. Government Accountability Office report, "Women in Management: Analysis of Female Managers' Representation, Characteristics, and Pay," there have been very few changes for women ...
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EEOC Files Suit Regarding Mandatory Retirement Age

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit against Asian World of Martial Arts, Inc. on behalf of Morris Pashko for violating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. According to ...
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