sex discrimination

EEOC’s Sexual Orientation Ruling: The Legal Issue

by Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC August 12, 2015 Employment Law

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently came to the conclusion that employment discrimination based on sexual orientation is already illegal under federal law. At first, this seems like a huge step forward for the gay, lesbian, and bisexual community in the United States. Unfortunately for them, as of right now, the federal courts do […]

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Woman loses Employment Tribunal sex discrimination claim after redundancy

by Redmans Solicitors October 31, 2013 Employment Law

A woman who claimed that she was sacked from her job because she was pregnant has lost her battle for compensation in the Employment Tribunal. Ms Rachel Whatmore commenced working for Mann Broadbent Limited in 2008 and at the time of her dismissal in 2012 worked as an accounts handler. The firm, which supplies insurance […]

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Banker succeeds in her claim for victimization in the Employment Tribunal

by Employment Law Advice Solicitors April 18, 2013 Employment Law

A banker formerly employed by Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank has succeeded in her Employment Tribunal claim against the latter bank. Ms Bouabdillah left Deutsche Bank in early 2011 after a legal dispute over perceived sex discrimination at Deutsche Bank. She alleged that her male colleagues had been paid bonuses up to three times as much […]

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Nurse accuses RAF of sex discrimination after male colleague promoted

by Redmans Solicitors March 23, 2013 Employment Law

A high-ranking RAF nurse has accused the Royal Air Force of discrimination after a male colleague was promoted to a position ahead of her. Ms Wendy Williams, 52, is a high-ranking nurse in the RAF with the equivalent rank of a group captain. Sehe commenced employment with the RAF in 1984 and in 2006 acted […]

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Stay Clean, Stay Safe: STD Prevention

by edralyn March 11, 2013 Criminal Law

If you are sexually active, then you need be aware of and take precautions against sexually transmitted diseases. Currently, one in five people in the United States has an STD. If you haven’t thought much about protecting yourself against STDs, now’s the time to make decisions that will help you guard against contracting or spreading […]

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Parental Leave: Creating an even Playing Field

by WorkplaceLaw November 15, 2012 Employment Law

Current proposals are being discussed by the UK Government to provide more flexibility around parental leave for fathers and mothers. Is this just another burden for employers or the logical next step to creating equality in our society? The proposals, if brought into force, would allow full maternity leave to be taken by either the […]

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