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SCOTUS Hears Transgender…

SCOTUS Hears Transgender and Sexual Orientation Discrimination Cases

All eyes turned to the U.S. Supreme Court on October 8, 2019, as the Justices heard oral arguments in three transgender and sexual orientation discrimination cases. Find out what happened, and what will happen next in the defense of LGBTQ employee ri… Read More
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Can You Record Your Cowor…

Can You Record Your Coworkers’ Sexual Harassment at Work

When it comes to lawsuits for discrimination and harassment, the proof is often “he said, she said.” That is, unless what he or she said was recorded. But can you record your coworkers’ sexual harassment at work? Or will doing so violate other… Read More
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The Federal Government’s Evolving Stance on Transgender Discrimination

Announcing you will be transitioning at work can be nerve-wracking. You never know how your coworkers, or your employer will respond to your desire to live openly according to your gender identity. That’s why it is good to know that, for now at lea… Read More
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Sexual Harassment: Do You Have a Right to Publicly Name Your Harasser?

For some survivors of sexual harassment and sexual abuse, going public with what happened to them is part of the healing process. But if your employer or the organization involved refuses to disclose the name of the person who abused you, do you have… Read More
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What to Do When Sexual Harassment Targets Teenage Workers

Whether as summer jobs or shifts after school, teenagers are increasingly part of the workforce. In fast food restaurants, grocery stores, and offices across the country, teens interact with older supervisors and managers that teach them what it mean… Read More
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Common Examples of Workplace Harassment

You may have the feeling you’re being harassed at work, but you’re not sure whether you have an actual legal claim. There can be a difference between what one individual employee feels is harassment and what constitutes illegal harassment under f… Read More
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Are Female Government Contractors Protected from Gender Discrimination?

Should female government contractors be entitled to fair pay for the work they do? An Obama-era 2014 executive order called Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces sought to hold contractors accountable for pay violations, sexual harassment, and other forms of… Read More
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Is Pornography at Work Sexual Harassment?

When nude pictures make their way onto the factory floor, or start to spread through the office chat system, it can easily turn a happy work day into an uncomfortable event. But is pornography at work sexual harassment? Can you report it without havi… Read More
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Whose Side are They On: Unions in Sexual Harassment Claims

Unions hold themselves out as protecting workers in a number of industries — from actors to actuaries. They represent musicians and tradespeople, as well as municipal staff and employees of large corporations. When sexual harassment happens in… Read More
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Alleged “Fraternity Culture” at One Top Law Firm Blamed for Equal Pay Act Violations

Do you have to be “one of the boys” to get the best projects, and the best pay, at your work? A lawsuit against one of the top law firms in the country says the firm’s “fraternity culture” led to gender discrimination and Equal Pay Act viol… Read More
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