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EEOC sues NY diner for alleged rampant sexual harassment of female employees

A recent lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleges that female employees of a New York diner were subject to sexual harassment and sex-based discrimination, thereby creating a hostile work environment. The …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

$700,000 settlement in sexual harassment case involving graphic claims

The EEOC settled its sexual harassment and retaliation case against Ojos Locos Cantina in New Mexico earlier this month for $700,000, as well as injunctive relief described below.   The EEOC’s complaint The EEOC alleged …

Eric Bachman interviewed about #metoo in the financial services industry

Sexual harassment lawyer Eric Bachman spoke with WealthManagement.com about the persistent problem of sexual harassment against female financial advisors and why so few of them report this illegal behavior. “It’s really necessary for [firms] to …

$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, …

Pew survey sheds new light on glass ceiling discrimination in STEM jobs

A new survey by the Pew Research Center illuminates the ongoing glass ceiling faced by female employees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. The survey results are consistent with an earlier study regarding …

Best practices for preventing workplace sexual harassment

Law 360 spoke with Eric Bachman and other employment attorneys about key steps that corporate and other employers should take to help prevent sexual harassment in 2018. Here are five important takeaways: Tone at 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,

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