Gender Discrimination

June 21, 2018
New York City Work Discrimination Lawyer

Jones Day, Global Law Firm, Faces Serious Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

Jones Day, an international law firm, is now facing a serious gender discrimination lawsuit based on their compensation system and their fraternity-like culture of exclusion toward women. Learn more.
February 27, 2018
Gay Discrimination Work New York

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals Delivers Big Win to Gay Workers in New York

Yesterday, in a landmark 10-3 ruling, the Second Circuit became the second federal Court of Appeals to hold that Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) includes protections against sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace. Employers in Connecticut, New York, and Vermont can no longer discriminate against gay and lesbian workers with respect to compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, without running afoul of Title VII’s prohibition of discrimination on the basis of sex.
August 29, 2017

NY Exec Sues For Sex Discrimination

Fired PR Executive Alleged Gender Discrimination in a Lawsuit Against Her Employer Women and men file gender discrimination lawsuits in New York and across the nation, almost daily. At Leeds Brown Law, P.C., employment lawyers handling sexual harassment and gender discrimination cases, we hear our fair share of the colorful complaints employees have about the people with whom they work. For example, “My boss thinks it’s perfectly normal to hug and kiss me and compliment […]
July 13, 2017

EEOC Sues Siskind Group, a NYC Business, for Pregnancy Discrimination

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Files Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit Against New York City Business The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released an announcement that it filed a lawsuit against R. Siskind & Company, d/b/a Siskind Group. The EEOC alleges that the Manhattan-based apparel company violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) when it fired an employee because of her pregnancy. Following an investigation, the EEOC determined that Siskind Group’s “reasons” […]
June 22, 2017

Model Accuses Hyundai of Sex Discrimination

Car Company Allegedly Fires Model for Having her Period Rachel Rickert, a convention show model, has filed a charge with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging sex discrimination which violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). Rickert claims that Hyundai hired her through her former talent representative Erika Seifred, to work for them in their booth at the New York International Auto Show in April 2017. Rickert told […]
June 21, 2017

Financial Industry Treats Men and Women Unequally

Study Shows Financial Industry Treats Employees Differently It is not a secret that female employees face challenges in the workplace. Some industries have deeply rooted practices of discrimination against women that have made inequalities harder to eradicate. Consider the finance industry, jobs such as stockbrokers, analysts and advisors, in particular. Women have spent decades trying to penetrate the “boys club” that exists at many financial institutions. Even those who have “made it” face unequal pay, […]
April 24, 2017

Lactating Flight Attendant Sues for Discrimination

Flight Attendant Receives Settlement from Airline Accused of Discrimination Nursing mothers who work have always faced challenges. When I go back to work, will I have to stop breastfeeding entirely? Is there any way I can pump and store breast milk at work? Will people harass me or retaliate against me for exercising my rights? Lactating women who work as flight attendants and pilots have some unique issues due to the need for quick turnarounds, […]