Two black women in New York recently filed a lawsuit against Fox News alleging that they were mistreated on the basis of their race. The women claim that a white executive harassed them and that the network simply ignored their complaints. When employees in New York face race discrimination on the job, it is within their rights to seek to hold their employers legally responsible.
A woman in another state recently claimed that she suffered pay discrimination simply due to being a woman. She has therefore filed a lawsuit against the university where she is a full professor. Sex bias in the workplace is illegal in the state of New York and all other states, so when it happens, the employer may be held legally responsible.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was recently accused of engaging in discrimination on the basis of age. The company allegedly mistreats older workers when completing their performance evaluations. If employees in New York face age discrimination, they have the right to seek justice through the civil court system.
Yesterday, you may have noticed fewer female co-workers on the job. Even if you didn't, your social media accounts were likely populated with mentions of "A Day Without Women." This was all the result of International Women's Day, which is a day dedicated to acknowledging the challenges and contributions of women in the workplace.
Sexual harassment happens in workplace environments all across the country every single day.