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Blog Posts in October, 2010

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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