New York employees who have been in the workplace for decades may find that while general awareness about workplace sexual harassment has increased, the issue continues to be a problem. In a 1980 survey by the Harvard Business Journal, fewer than 30 percent of...
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The fallout from the Sterling case
On Behalf of Sapir Schragin LLP | Mar 22, 2017 | Sexual Harassment
New York residents may have heard about a class-action claim against Sterling Jewelry. The first claims were filed in 2008, and the matter eventually involved more than 69,000 employees. The plaintiffs alleged that the company engaged in promotion discrimination as...
Arbitration case against Sterling made public
On Behalf of Sapir Schragin LLP | Mar 17, 2017 | Sexual Harassment
New York residents who shop at stores such as Kay Jewelers or Zales may be interested to learn that Sterling Jewelers, the parent company of those retailers, is facing a class-action sexual harassment arbitration case according to the Washington Post. The class...
Women experience sexual harassment in all industries
by Sapir Schragin LLP | Feb 6, 2017 | Sexual Harassment
Workplace sexual harassment occurs in all different types of New York industries in New York. In November, ABC News brought 10 women together who had all experienced sexual harassment in the workplace. While each of the 10 women worked in a different industry, a...
Survey reveals “Mad Men” misogyny lives on in advertising
On Behalf of Sapir Schragin LLP | Aug 25, 2016 | Sexual Harassment
The advertising business of the 1950s and 1960s was depicted as highly misogynistic in the New York-based period drama 'Mad Men," and fans of the highly rated show may be shocked to learn that sexual harassment still appears to be a major problem for the industry. The...
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