Glass Ceiling Discrimination Blog

Employee wins federal appeal involving commonly-used defenses in employment discrimination cases

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a decision (Haynes v. Waste Connections, Inc.) this week that reversed in the employee’s favor.  The opinion tackles many commonly-used defenses by employers in employment …

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The difference between illegal retaliation and unfair (albeit lawful) treatment

Retaliation claims are the single most common type of complaint received by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). But what exactly constitutes retaliation as opposed to simply unfair treatment? As the EEOC defines it, …

How glass ceiling discrimination decelerates the careers of female mutual fund managers

Glass ceiling and promotion discrimination issues plague many professions, including economics, science, and technology fields.  Add to this list the mutual fund industry, which is one of the most lucrative (and male-dominated) vocations, where senior …

Why women lawyers are walking out the door at BigLaw (hint it involves glass ceiling discrimination)

This past week the American Bar Association (ABA) and ALM released “Walking Out the Door: The Facts, Figures, and Future of Experienced Women Lawyers in Private Practice.” The information and statistics in the report bear directly …

Appellate reversal in favor of plaintiffs in Equal Pay Act class action case against Sterling Jewelers

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an important ruling in the Equal Pay Act class action against Sterling Jewelers.  The class action case alleges that Sterling Jewelers had a glass ceiling …

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team wins class certification in Equal Pay fight

A federal court has ruled that the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s (USWNT) equal pay claims under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act can move forward as a class action, as opposed to …

Supreme Court won’t overturn $1.3 million age discrimination verdict

The United States Supreme Court declined to overturn a $1.3 million jury verdict in an age discrimination case from the federal district court in Massachusetts (Rinsky v. Cushman & Wakefield, Case No. 1:16-cv-10403-ADB (D. Mass.)). The employer …

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Key takeaways from the proposed $14M Walmart pregnancy discrimination settlement

The case centers on Walmart allegedly treating pregnant employees differently than employees with other medical conditions/disabilities by providing non-pregnant employees with more favorable accommodations.

4 key points about EEOC discrimination charges

1. What is an EEOC discrimination charge and why is it important for me to file one? If you are considering filing a glass ceiling/promotion discrimination case, or other employment discrimination claim, you need to …

Women’s National Soccer Team advances the ball toward equal pay

Over the summer, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) won their fourth FIFA World Cup, and this past week the team kept up its fight for equal pay in court. In a brief filed …

4 key points about EEOC discrimination charges

1. What is an EEOC discrimination charge and why is it important for me to file one? If you are considering filing a glass ceiling/promotion discrimination case, or other employment discrimination claim, you need to

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