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Posts tagged "Discrimination"

The Glass Ceiling is Lower than Ever

This week, a group of former associates of the Jones Day law firm filed a class-action complaint against the firm alleging that female associates are discriminated against based on gender, pregnancy, and maternity.  The Complaint (Complaint versus Jones Day.pdf) that was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colombia, alleges that the law firm hires approximately the same number of male and female associates, but that women associates make less money and are outnumbered when it comes to making partner. According to the lawsuit, if a woman gets pregnant, the consequences are worse - she usually gets fired.

Employees who feel that they are being Subjected to a Hostile Work Environment Must Take Advantage of the EEO Procedures Implemented by Employer

By: Santiago J. Padilla, Esq.