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Insurance Company Faces Discrimination Lawsuit from Former Vice President  

By: Samantha Breitner, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group A new lawsuit claims that insurance company Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. discriminated against a former vice president of the company. The suit cites age discrimination after the plaintiff was allegedly fired at age 60, and replaced with someone younger. The plaintiff also contends he received [...]

2022-05-12T16:19:07-05:00By |Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

More Harassment and Discrimination Protections for New York Employees

By: Samantha Breitner, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group New anti-harassment laws recently signed by New York’s governor aim to provide additional support for the state’s employees. Senate Bill S812B establishes a toll-free, confidential hotline that employees working in New York can call if they need help with workplace harassment complaints. Additionally, Senate Bill S5870 broadens the [...]

2022-05-03T15:53:50-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination|0 Comments

More Plaintiffs Join Sexism, Harassment Lawsuit as Sony Tries to Dismiss the Case

By: Samantha Breitner, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group In a recent lawsuit filed against Sony, a number of female Sony employees have accused the entertainment and gaming giant of workplace harassment and sexism.  The class action lawsuit, originally initiated in November 2021, continues to grow, with eight (8) additional women joining the class most [...]

2022-05-02T13:07:31-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on More Plaintiffs Join Sexism, Harassment Lawsuit as Sony Tries to Dismiss the Case