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Blog Posts in January, 2011

Boathouse Restaurant Faces Claims of Employment Discrimination Against its Workers

The Boathouse Restaurant in Central Park, is under attack for allegedly allowing and participating in discriminatory and improper treatment towards his waiters and dishwashers at Boathouse Restaurant. ...
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EEOC Filings Show an Increase in Male-on-Male Sexual Harassment

According to a recent Newsweek article between 1992 and 2008 the EEOC has seen a doubling of sexual-harassment charges filed by men from 8 percent to 16 percent. The charges mostly include same-sex ...
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United States Supreme Court Expands Protections Against Retaliation to Third-parties

Employees who complain about discrimination are protected against retaliation by the company. In Thompson v. North American Stainless, decided on January 24, 2011, the United State Supreme Court ...
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Age and Gender Discrimination Suit Filed Against Major New York Bank

Last Friday, Rochelle Cohen filed a lawsuit in federal court for the Southern District of New York. The suit claims Ms. Cohen was discriminated against as a result of her age and gender by her former ...
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EEOC Wins $1.26 Million Verdict for Female Employees in Sexual Harassment Case

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission won a $1.26 million dollar verdict in a sexual harassment case against Paul's Big M grocery store after proving 10 years of misconduct by the a ...
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Employment Discrimination Claims Increase as Economy Worsens

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released statistics showing that with the health of the nation's economy in decline, and unemployment rates climbing to a staggering 10% ...
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The New York Jets and Their Former Player Brett Farve Facing Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

The New York Jets and former Quarterback Brett Farve are facing new sexual harassment allegations according to a law suit filed by two team employees in New York Supreme Court last week. Farve had ...
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