Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

EEOC Update: Disability Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

This week the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported on three lawsuits. One is for Disability Discrimination and two are for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation. Reasonable Accommodation In the disability discrimination suit, the EEOC alleges that Treehouse Foods violated federal law when it denied a machine operator a reasonable accommodation for her physical disabilities.…
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Historical Milestone for Women

Another Historical Milestone for Women

I recently blogged about the exciting news of Kim Ng becoming MLB’s first female general manager. I am happy to report another historical milestone for women. On December 30th, Becky Hammon became the first woman to act as head coach during an NBA regular-season game. Hammon, an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs, filled…
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Asian-American Discrimination

Asian-American Discrimination is on the Rise

The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on all of us. Asian-Americans in particular have faced an increase in discrimination, according to an article published by the Pew Research Center.  When surveyed, 31% of Asian-Americans say they have been subject to racial slurs or jokes since the coronavirus outbreak. Further, 58% of Asian-Americans say its more…
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