If your company has failed to promote you because you’re pregnant, that’s illegal, that’s illegal sex discrimination, it’s illegal pregnancy discrimination.
How serious does #sexualharassment need to be to file a formal complaint at #work? Is unwanted workplace #flirting enough? New York Employment Rights Lawyer and Sexual Harassment Attorney Jack Tuckner explains what constitutes sexual harassment and when you should proceed with filing a complaint.
Make sure that you communicate to your company’s human resources department that your cubicle neighbor is not maintaining an appropriate sociological distance from you.
If you’re being discriminated against, it may lead to a severance package since your company is not allowed to treat you worse because of protected civil rights complaint
Do you have a valid claim for wrongful discharge? Well, ask yourself these three questions for a start.
There’s no law requiring a company to pay you severance anywhere in the United States.
If you’re experiencing discrimination in the workplace, unequal pay due to your race and color, hostility due to your race, color or culture, failure to promote due to race, color, or culture, it’s illegal.
There’s really no reason to be touching anyone’s baby bump in the workplace. And if it continues after you’ve made it clear that this is unacceptable to you, it is sex discrimination, verging on sexual harassment, so that you should complain to your company, or at least put these concerns in writing so that your company can then put a stop to it.
Pay disparity or unequal pay is based on any protected status, such as race, color, creed, age, gender, gender identity, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, etc. All of the protected statuses under the New York Human Rights laws are covered by the unequal pay law.
If you prevail in a sexual harassment lawsuit, you can consider four types of damages – back pay, emotional distress, punitive damages, and attorney’s fees.