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  • EEOC Issues a Determination that Clothing Chain Wet Seal Discriminated Against Employees Based on Their Race
    EEOC Issues a Determination that Clothing Chain Wet Seal Discriminated Against Employees Based on Their Race

    The New York Times reported earlier this week that national clothing chain Wet Seal has been found to have discriminated against African-American employees by the Equal Employment Opportunity ...

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  • Sexual Relationship in the Workplace Is Not Always Sexual Harassment
    Sexual Relationship in the Workplace Is Not Always Sexual Harassment

    | The end of a personal relationship may not be the basis for a sexual harassment lawsuit. In Mauro v. Orville , 259 A.D.2d 89 (3d Dept. 1999). The plaintiff, a legal secretary, entered into a ...

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  • NYC Steakhouse Settles Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit
    NYC Steakhouse Settles Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

    | Sparks, an New York City steak house, agreed to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") . The EEOC filed the ...

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  • New York Taxpayers Dollars Going to Sexual Harassment Victims
    New York Taxpayers Dollars Going to Sexual Harassment Victims

    | Records from the Attorney General's office show that New York taxpayers have paid more than $5,000,000 to settle claims of sexual harassment against state workers brought over the last 3 years. The ...

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  • Former Stagehand Sues Metropolitan Opera For Sexual Harassment
    Former Stagehand Sues Metropolitan Opera For Sexual Harassment

    | A former stagehand has sued the Metropolitan Opera in New York City claiming sexual harassment . The plaintiff, a female carpenter, claims that her male colleagues regularly subjected her to ...

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  • Age Discrimination Case Filed in New York Supreme Court Against Major Publisher
    Age Discrimination Case Filed in New York Supreme Court Against Major Publisher

    Marilyn Ducksworth, the long time Director of Communications for Penguin Group USA, filed a complaint of age discrimination against the company on September 5 in New York Supreme Court. As reported by ...

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