April 6, 2018
First Steps Filing Sexual Harassment Lawsuit New York

FAQs on the First Steps In Filing A Sexual Harassment Lawsuit In New York

FAQs on the first steps in filing a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit in New York, as discussed by Brandon Okano, Senior Associate of Leeds Brown Law, P.C.
March 6, 2018
Suffolk County Bill Sexual Harassment Work 2018

Will Suffolk County Bills Against Sexual Harassment Be Effective?

Two Suffolk County Bills have been passed to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. But will these bills protect the employee, or the employer? 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.
February 22, 2018

Sexual Harassment & Wages In Restaurants | Amy Poehler

Sexual Harassment & the Need for Higher Wages in Restaurants Addressed by Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation Star...
October 9, 2012

Domestic Violence Concerns in Vogue Magazine

The cover of Vogue Hommes Internationale has recently depicted a picture of model Stephanie Seymour being choked and grabbed from behind by a fellow male model. Critics say have stated the picture sends a bad message to men and women. The 2008 Journal of Emergency Medicine performed a study of murders of women in 11 cities. The study found that 43% of women who were killed by their partners were choked to some extent before […]
October 2, 2012

Teen with Down Syndrome not allowed on American Airlines flight

The Vanderhorst family is charging that they denied access onto a plane going cross-county, on an American Airlines flight from Newark to Los Angeles, because their son, Bede who is 16 yeaars old, has Down syndrome. They are claiming that the airline didn’t want a person with Down syndrome in first class. They boy was denied access on the place because the airline officials said he posed a “flight risk” as he appeared “agitated” in […]
August 6, 2012

Mayor determined that cab drivers can choose to pick up good looking women

In New York, the mayor has said its ok for cab drivers to pick up what they perceive to be good looking women, not having to worry that they would be charged with promoting prostitution.  Bloomberg has signed a bill which will affect taxi drivers by adding to them a $10,000 fine if they’re convicted for a second offense of “knowingly” transporting someone for sex trafficking.  Drivers criticized the bill who said they feared getting […]