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  • Boathouse Restaurant Faces Claims of Employment Discrimination Against its Workers
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 former ...

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  • Employment Discrimination Claims Increase as Economy Worsens
    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% of ...

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