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EEOC inks massive $20M settlement in employment discrimination and retaliation case

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reached a $20.5 million settlement with Jackson National Life Insurance Company for harassment, discrimination, and retaliation claims brought on behalf of female and African American employees. This settlement marks the …

$13 million awarded in sexual harassment jury trial

A federal jury awarded over $13 million in damages to a single plaintiff in a sexual harassment/hostile work environment case brought under Title VII and New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL). The award, however, …

Former Special Agent awarded $1.2 million in sex harassment and retaliation case

This past week, a federal jury in South Dakota awarded $1.2 million in damages to a former Special Agent with the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). The jury’s verdict found that DCI had …

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5 differences between Title VII and Section 1981 that can help your employment race discrimination case

Two important federal laws protect individuals from employment race discrimination:  Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (Title VII) and 42 U.S.C. 1981 (Section 1981).  Courts often analyze legal claims under these two statutes …

Muslim employee who was allegedly told to remove that “rag” from her head gets new day in court

A federal appellate court ruled yesterday that a Muslim employee of Astoria Bank who was allegedly subjected to a “steady barrage” of shameful racist and anti-Muslim statements should be allowed to present her hostile work …

3 reasons the “after-acquired evidence” defense matters in your employment discrimination case

If you’re considering filing a complaint against your employer because you think you’ve been discriminated against at work, you should know about the “after-acquired evidence” defense, which your company may assert. What is after-acquired evidence? …

Breaching the glass ceiling through individual and class action cases

You think your employer has a glass ceiling and discriminated against you when you were passed over for a recent promotion.  Whether your company overlooked you because of your gender, race, national origin, or sexual orientation, an …

Glass ceiling discrimination defined

  “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 …

$13 million awarded in sexual harassment jury trial

A federal jury awarded over $13 million in damages to a single plaintiff in a sexual harassment/hostile work environment case brought under Title VII and New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL). The award, however,

Glass ceiling discrimination defined

  “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

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