June 21, 2018
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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.
June 9, 2015

Nelson Brown Subject of Gender Discrimination Suit

Former Female Associate Alleges Discrimination and Retaliation Another high profile New York law firm faces allegations of gender discrimination. A complaint alleging discrimination and retaliation by Nelson Brown Hamilton & Krekstein (formerly Nelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton) was filed in early April in federal district court in Pennsylvania. The plaintiff, former associate Elizabeth Bailey, worked at the firm as a law clerk in 2011 and started as an associate in 2013. Bailey’s complaint alleges […]
May 14, 2015

Nelson Brown Subject of Gender Discrimination Suit

Former Female Associate Alleges Discrimination and Retaliation Another high profile New York law firm faces allegations of gender discrimination. A complaint alleging discrimination and retaliation by Nelson Brown Hamilton & Krekstein (formerly Nelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton) was filed in early April in federal district court in Pennsylvania. The plaintiff, former associate Elizabeth Bailey, worked at the firm as a law clerk in 2011 and started as an associate in 2013. Bailey’s complaint alleges […]
June 5, 2013

13 Countries That Make America's Gender Pay Gap Look Embarrassing

President John F. Kennedy’s Equal Pay Act was signed into law with the express purpose of ensuring that women get paid equally for equal work over fifty years ago. However, in 2013, there persists a gender pay gap in America. It is estimated that women in the United States earn four-fifths that of their male counterparts. A study performed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development shows that the United States lags behind a […]
August 1, 2012

Senate Republicans block pay equity bill

Democrats attempted to pass a bill that was designed to ensure that women will not face pay discrimination. The bill was blocked Tuesday by Republicans who complained that the bill was politically inspired and would reward trial lawyers at the expense of employers. The bill, which Democrats said would close loopholes in the 1963 Equal Pay Act, would require employers to prove that differences in pay were related to job performance, not gender; would prevent […]
July 11, 2012

Texas reporter files discrimination suit after being fired for stripping

Sarah Tressler, 30 years old, is suing her former employer, the Houston Chronicle in Texas, after she was fired and claiming that the termination was sexually discriminatory against her gender.  She was fired after another publication exposed her second job as a night club stripper.  She is currently seeking for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to look into the employer’s decision. She claims she was told by an editor that she was let […]
June 25, 2012

A&T Student in North Carolina sues for sex discrimination

A North Carolina A&T Student has sued the school for sex discrimination.  The student is Wendy Anderson who is claiming that Eric Cheek, an adjunct professor in the electrical and computer engineering department discriminated upon her sex and maintained a hostile work environment.  She also claims that instead of fixing the situation, the instead transferred her.  The plaintiff is now seeking to get compensatory damages and attorney’s fees form the lawsuit.  See When faced with […]