Black employees at the 50 most valuable corporations in the United States comprise only 8 percent of the top executive positions at these companies, according to a new Washington Post report. While “glass ceiling” discrimination often
A federal appeals court this month ruled in favor of the plaintiff in an employment discrimination case that addresses common defenses and legal issues that arise in Title VII, Equal Pay Act, and related laws.
When an employee experiences discrimination or retaliation at work it often takes the form of a significant action, such as a termination, demotion, or suspension, all of which clearly represent an “adverse employment action” under
Spreading gender-based rumors at work can create a hostile work environment, says federal appellate court
Can a false rumor about a woman “sleeping” her way to a promotion give rise to a hostile work environment claim? Yes. On February 8, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Family Dollar agreed to pay $45 million to a class of female store managers who sued the company claiming they had been paid less than male store managers. Earlier this week, a federal court approved
“Glass ceiling” discrimination defined Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “glass ceiling” used around the office and in the media, and wondered what exactly it meant in a legal context. The answer is that a glass ceiling