June 29, 2017

EEOC Sues Applebee’s in NY for Sex Discrimination

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Files Gender Identity Lawsuit Against Applebee’s A June 22, 2017 article on reported that the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) exercised its right to bring a lawsuit against an employer it believes has violated federal civil rights laws. In response to a charge it received from Danielle Feola, a former employee of Applebee’s in Hawthorne, New York, the EEOC conducted an investigation. The agency determined that there was enough […]
November 16, 2016

Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit Against TJ Maxx

Lawsuit Places Spotlight on Workplace Discrimination in New York City Discrimination in the workplace occurs with frequency in the New York metropolitan area and surrounding counties. Laws exist to give employees the ability to file claims against employers who violate their rights. Workers may file claims under federal or local laws, depending on which best protects them. When it comes to sex discrimination and harassment against transgender employees, the New York City Human Rights Law […]
September 13, 2016

NYSAG Guidelines Relating to Transgender Discrimination

New York Attorney General Issues Guidelines Related to Transgender Discrimination New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued policies and guidelines for the Office of the Attorney General designed to promote inclusive behavior and avoid discrimination against employees undergoing gender transitions. The guidelines support existing OAG anti-discrimination policies and are to help employers maintain an “inclusive, respectful and functional workplace for all.” New York gender discrimination attorneys at Leeds Brown recognize the significant impact […]