Three women have filed a lawsuit against a Manhattan doctor. The women are accusing Dr. Arden Kaisman, their boss, of being a pervert who runs his office like an animal house. Yahaira Hernandez, Esther Herarte and Jennifer Stern had their $100 million civil suit against him reinstated. The lawsuit had been dismissed the lawsuit, however, the state Court of Appeals overturned a 2011 ruling tossing the sexual discrimination lawsuit against. The women accused Kaisman of “sending them inappropriate emails and videos, including one of a girl using a vibrator.” In addition, they claimed the doctor referred to himself as “Pimp Kaisman,” paraded around the office in his long johns and openly expressed an affinity for woman with large breasts. Full article.
Sexual harassment is the unlawful to harass a person (an applicant or employee) because of that person’s sex. Harassment can include sexual harassment or unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature. The federal law prohibiting sexual discrimination in the workplace is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII applies to private employers, state and local government employers, labor organizations, employment agencies, and joint employer-union apprenticeship programs with 15 or more employees.
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