The recent high-profile sexual harassment claims involving Harvey Weinstein, Bill O’Reilly and Roger Ailes at Fox News, Uber, and elsewhere are timely reminders about the persistent problem of sexual harassment in workplaces around the country.
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According to a Council of Economic Advisers issue brief about the Gender Gap, “median earnings for a woman working full-time all year in the United States totaled only 79 percent of the median earnings of a man working full-time all
A new study by McKinsey & Co. and LeanIn.Org reveals that women remain significantly underrepresented in companies and corporate boardrooms across the county. This glass ceiling and gender gap still exists despite the fact that
In glass ceiling, promotion discrimination, and harassment cases, an important source of information is often the way in which the company has treated other employees. For example, in a race discrimination glass ceiling/promotion discrimination case,
A recent paper on the glass ceiling and sexual harassment in the economics field has received a lot of attention. Like many industries, the economics field is still dominated by men. And to dig deeper into
Earlier this summer, Alexis Berger, a former Senior Vice President, was awarded over $40 million by an arbitrator in her gender employment discrimination case. The defendant is Kargo, which is a mobile advertising firm. As
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decided earlier this year that, although an employee was subjected to “morally repulsive” comments — like being called a “camel jockey” and “sand ni**er” — he had not suffered
As reported by the Wall Street Journal, the number of female CEO’s among Fortune 500 companies has dwindled to just 5.4% (27 out of 500). This statistic alone helps illustrate the persistent presence of glass
You’ve filed a promotion discrimination, sexual harassment, or other employment discrimination lawsuit in court, so what happens next? Perhaps the most important, and certainly the most time-consuming, part of a court case is what’s called
How do I show I’m the better-qualified candidate in a promotion discrimination / glass ceiling case?
You’ve been working in a high-level position with your company for years, and were recently passed over again for a promotion in favor of someone you think is clearly less qualified. But that begs a