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$700,000 settlement in sexual harassment case involving graphic claims

The EEOC settled its sexual harassment and retaliation case against Ojos Locos Cantina in New Mexico earlier this month for $700,000, as well as injunctive relief described below. The EEOC’s complaint The EEOC alleged that, …

EEOC Settlement Highlights Issue Of When Pregnancy May Be A Disability Under The Law

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently settled a nationwide investigation of a company that allegedly discriminated against pregnant employees or those with disabilities. The terms of the settlement include a $3.5 million payment as …

Eric Bachman interviewed about combatting sexual harassment at work and negotiating severance packages

A helpful new resource for employees, Simone, is designed to empower women to build successful professional lives.  The founders of Simone spoke with Bachman Law founder Eric Bachman about best practices in navigating difficult legal …

New Research Sheds Light On The Glass Ceiling In Corporate America

Across corporate America, the glass ceiling unfortunately remains firmly in place. But progress is being made as an interesting new research tool (hat tip to Carlisle Clifton) demonstrates. This interactive tool allows you to research …

$1.3 million verdict against American University in age discrimination trial

On October 15, 2018, a District of Columbia Superior Court jury determined that American University discriminated against Loubna Skalli Hanna, Ph.D., on the basis of her age, when it denied her application for tenure and …

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In Response To #MeToo, EEOC Is Filing More Sexual Harassment Lawsuits And Winning

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced how the #MeToo movement has impacted its enforcement efforts, which has implications across the country and particularly in corporate America. Not surprisingly, the heightened awareness about sexual harassment-including what …

An appreciation of Ann Hopkins, a glass ceiling pioneer

Ann Hopkins recently passed away, nearly 30 years after her seminal Supreme Court case helped to shatter the glass ceiling at Price Waterhouse. Hopkins played a huge role in shaping how the courts, indeed the …

Why Serena Williams’ Tennis Ranking Matters In The Corporate World

Serena Williams recently returned to tennis after taking time off for her pregnancy, and she immediately faced questions on the extent to which her ranking should be affected by her pregnancy leave. The tennis world …

Anti-discrimination protections for gig workers. Do they exist?

As more and more companies transition from hiring full-time employees to using independent contractors (aka gig workers), the yawning gap in employment discrimination protections for these workers is coming into focus. Companies and their people need to …

Do Gig Workers Have Any Protection From Discrimination On The Job

Do Gig Workers Have Any Protection From Discrimination On The Job?

As more and more companies transition from hiring full-time employees to using independent contractors (aka gig workers), the yawning gap in employment discrimination protections for these workers is coming into focus. Companies and their people need to …

Anti-discrimination protections for gig workers. Do they exist?

As more and more companies transition from hiring full-time employees to using independent contractors (aka gig workers), the yawning gap in employment discrimination protections for these workers is coming into focus. Companies and their people need to

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