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Lifehacker talks with Eric Bachman about the nuts and bolts of reporting workplace sexual harassment

Eric Bachman recently caught up with Lifehacker to explore the various options to effectively report sex harassment at work. Why harassment is often not reported According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), only about …

Eric Bachman interviewed about concrete steps to deal with sexual harassment issues at work

Eric Bachman recently had an in-depth interview about sexual harassment issues at work with Stella Grizont of Woopah, who is an executive coach to Fortune 500 leaders. The topics covered included: how to differentiate between …

The glass ceiling thins the ranks of African-American managers in the financial services industry

The proportion of African-American managers in financial services companies has actually decreased from 2007 to 20015, according to a Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) report released in November 2017. The report also outlines best practices to help combat …

$1.16 million awarded in transgender employment discrimination jury trial

An Oklahoma federal jury recently returned a verdict in favor of professor Dr. Rachel Tudor in her lawsuit claiming that Southeastern Oklahoma State University discriminated against her based on her gender and gender identity.  In …

Class action contends that NYPD has a glass ceiling for African-American detectives

A class action case filed in federal court claims that African-American detectives in the New York Police Department (NYPD) are illegally excluded from higher-level promotions within the detective rank (aka the glass ceiling). The lawsuit …

A vicious cycle: how the glass ceiling fuels workplace sexual harassment

High-profile sexual harassment cases and issues have been splashed all over the news for months now.  What sometimes gets lost in the conversation, however, is the fact that the dearth of women in the most …

The interplay between Title VII and the Equal Pay Act and why it matters in your pay discrimination claim

Two of the main federal laws that help ensure female employees are paid the same as their male counterparts are Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Equal Pay Act (EPA).  Although both …

Shredding the documents? Evidence preservation issues highlighted in employment discrimination case

It’s not often a federal judge starts their opinion this way: John Hiatt, a critically-acclaimed rock guitarist, pianist, singer, and songwriter whose songs have been covered by B.B. King, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, …

The EEOC’s new, online system for filing employment discrimination charges: what you need to know

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) launched a new, online system for filing and tracking certain charges of workplace discrimination on November 1, 2017. “This secure online system makes the EEOC and an individual’s charge …

The “bamboo ceiling” and the lack of Asian-American executives in Silicon Valley

Much attention has rightly been focused on the glass ceiling discrimination that exists in many of the most profitable industries in America, including the financial and technology sectors. One issue, however, that has not been explored …

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