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.
A common misconception is that #SexualHarassment can only occur between people of the opposite gender. This is incorrect, as workplace #SexHarassment can (and does) frequently occur between members of the same sex. New York sexual harassment attorney Jack Tuckner explains what constitutes illegal workplace sexual harassment.
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.
In New York, if you are an independent contractor or consultant for a company, you are protected from sexual harassment or any other kind of discrimination.
Employment sexual harassment lawyer Jack Tuckner discusses how unpaid interns can file a sexual harassment claim in NY, CT, and NJ, and what actions an intern should take if they are being sexually harassed.
In this video, employment discrimination and harassment lawyer Jack Tuckner discusses the action that you should take if you’re being sexually harassed at work.