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How the continuing violation doctrine can help your employment discrimination case

Workplace harassment and hostile work environment claims—most typically sexual or racial harassment—can be hard to prove, and harder still if some of the more extreme discrimination occurred more than 300 days before a charge of …

What is “sex-plus” discrimination and why are these employment claims on the rise?

“Sex-plus” discrimination claims expand Title VII’s protection to subgroups of employees who suffer discrimination based on multiple characteristics. Although these claims have typically been harder to prove than those based on one characteristic alone, two …

Should the legal standard for harassment/hostile work environment claims be redefined?

With the possibility of more employees returning to the office in 2021, momentum is building at the state and local levels to rethink what an employee must show to prove they have been harassed at …

The ABC’s of emotional distress damages in employment discrimination and retaliation cases

In employment discrimination cases, perhaps the most obvious form of damages is lost pay if the employee is forced to leave the company. But an equally, and in some cases more impactful, remedy is emotional …

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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Sexual harassment lawyer Eric Bachman interviewed about Weinstein trial and #metoo movement

Bloomberg interviewed Eric Bachman to get his thoughts on the Harvey Weinstein trial, which many are viewing as a reckoning of the #metoo movement.  Bachman routinely represents victims of sexual harassment in the workplace and …

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.

Eric Bachman named to “Top Lawyers in America” list by Best Lawyers

Zuckerman Law principal Eric Bachman was named to the prestigious “Top Lawyers in America” list for 2020 by Best Lawyers in the field of Labor and Employment. Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected guide …

Supreme Court will not disturb ruling that a false rumor about “sleeping your way to a promotion” can be a hostile work environment

The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to review an appellate court decision that held a false rumor about a woman “sleeping” her way to a promotion can give rise to a hostile work environment claim.  …

Who is a “similarly situated” employee? New answers from a federal appellate court shed some light

A recent federal court of appeals case sheds new light on the question of who should be considered a “similarly situated employee” as compared to the plaintiff in an employment discrimination case. The context in …

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