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- New Sex Discrimination Ruling
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently updated its sex discrimination rules mandated for all federal contractors. The rule is the first update in over 40 years and clearly defines laws relating to sexual profiling, pay discrimination, leave and accommodations for pregnant employees, gender identity, and leave disparities between men and women for childcare, illness, and family medical leave.
- Musician Eddie Money Lawsuit
Well-known Classic Rock musician Eddie Money is facing sexual harassment claims as part of a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by his former drummer. In the lawsuit, the plaintiff alleges that Money fired him because of his age and physical issues related to cancer. In a recently filed amendment to the original lawsuit, the drummer also claims that Money repeatedly sexually harassed his fiancée who is also named as a plaintiff.
- Sexual Harassment Can Cause Health Problems
According to a sociologist from the University of Maine, approximately 70 percent of women and nearly 45 percent of men have experienced sexual harassment at work.
- Transgender Employees Tackle Discrimination
The San Francisco LGBT Center recently launched a new media campaign hoping to encourage employers to hire transgender employees and inspire transgender people to pursue their career goals in the face of LGBTQ discrimination.
- Sexual Harassment Not Always Overt
The Boston Court of Appeals recently made an important statement about what constitutes sexual harassment when it reinstated a bank employee’s case that the U.S. District Court in Boston has earlier dismissed.
- CEO Wages and Gender Disparity
According to a recent analysis of executive compensation by Equilar and the Associated Press, wage equality between male and female CEOs is moving in the right direction.
- Funeral Home Employees Claim that Boss Was Preoccupied with Sex
Multiple women filed complaints about his aggressive and inappropriate behavior.
- Does North Carolina’s “Bathroom Bill” Effectively Legalize Employment Discrimination?
Many individuals, groups and corporations have spoken out in opposition to North Carolina’s outrageous, discriminatory “bathroom bill.”
- Sexual Harassment Suit Against Elton John
A Los Angeles, California police sergeant employed as a security guard and body guard working for musician Elton John has filed a lawsuit against the celebrity, claiming he was a victim of repeated incidents of sexual harassment, sexual battery, and battery while under his employ from 2002 through 2014.
- Prohibited Practices in Employment Law
Despite numerous labor and employment laws on the federal, state and local levels, workplace discrimination continues to be a problem in the United States. When employers do not follow applicable laws that prohibit workplace discrimination, they expose themselves to potential civil liability.