NY Sex Discrimination Lawyers

Know Your Rights: Equal treatment, equal potential
for promotion- that’s how the law reads

It is wrong – and illegal – under both New York and federal law to discriminate against an employee based upon sex or gender identification. This means that with respect to all important job aspects – such as promotions – an employer cannot treat one person differently than others based upon gender.

Proving Gender Discrimination – The Theories for Discrimination

New York Gender Discrimination LawyersAre women in senior management and professional positions held to a different behavioral standard than men?

In one case, a female executive, described by supporters as “authoritative” and “formidable,” was denied a partnership because several male partners described her as “macho” and suggested she take “a course at charm school.” She had been advised by another partner that in order to improve her chances for partnership she should “walk more femininely,” wear makeup, have her hair styled and wear jewelry.

Proving that an employer’s articulated criteria for advancement is inconsistently applied to men and women, and is therefore a pretext to discriminate on the basis of sex, still remains a daunting challenge for women in various corporate cultures. These discriminatory phenomena, as with all forms of discrimination, require that plaintiffs prove their cases under one of the four general theories of discrimination:

If you believe you’re experiencing unfair treatment that stems from one of the categories of discrimination covered under the law, contact us now for a free, confidential consultation. And, remember, don’t quit!

For more information on how we help workers subjected to illegal sex discrimination, please see the following articles and information:


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