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Emotional distress damages in employment discrimination and harassment cases

In an employment discrimination case under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, such as sexual harassment or glass ceiling/promotion discrimination, you may be able to recover money damages that are referred to as …

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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 …

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 …

Let’s not wait for the next World Cup to score equal pay for women

Last month, the U.S. Women’s National soccer Team (USWNT) won their fourth FIFA World Cup. Several months earlier, USWNT players filed a complaint in federal court against their employer, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF). The …

Nearly $1 million verdict in employment retaliation case affirmed

A jury returned a verdict of almost $1 million to a former employee in New Jersey who was retaliated against and the state’s appellate court has now affirmed the verdict.  Retaliation claims are the single most …

Just who are you equal to under the Equal Pay Act?

The Equal Pay Act (EPA) prohibits employers from paying unequal wages for equal work and the law specifically prohibits wage discrimination on the basis of gender. To prevail on a claim of wage discrimination under …

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 …

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 …

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

Just who are you equal to under the Equal Pay Act?

The Equal Pay Act (EPA) prohibits employers from paying unequal wages for equal work and the law specifically prohibits wage discrimination on the basis of gender. To prevail on a claim of wage discrimination under

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