Glass Ceiling Discrimination Blog


The glass ceiling thins the ranks of African-American managers in the financial services industry

The proportion of African-American managers in financial services companies has actually decreased from 2007 to 20015, according to a Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) report released in November 2017. The report also outlines best practices to help combat the glass ceiling through changes to companies’ recruitment and retention efforts. HT to Joe Davidson of the Washington Post who covered … Continued


How glass ceiling discrimination decelerates the careers of female mutual fund managers

glass ceiling discrimination; promotion ladder

Glass ceiling and promotion discrimination issues plague many professions, including economics, science, and technology fields.  Add to this list the mutual fund industry, which is one of the most lucrative (and male-dominated) vocations, where senior managers wield considerable power within their organizations. It is also an industry driven by quantifiable results–how much money did you … Continued



Glass Ceiling Discrimination Blog chosen as a top legal blog by the American Bar Association (ABA) Journal

Editors of the ABA Journal have selected Glass Ceiling Discrimination Blog to the 2017 ABA Journal Web 100, as one of the 100 best digital media for a legal audience. The Glass Ceiling Discrimination Blog, which is authored by Eric Bachman of Zuckerman Law, strives to give unique insights on issues related to glass ceiling/promotion discrimination, … Continued


Class action contends that NYPD has a glass ceiling for African-American detectives

NYPD car

A class action case filed in federal court claims that African-American detectives in the New York Police Department (NYPD) are illegally excluded from higher-level promotions within the detective rank (aka the glass ceiling). The lawsuit asserts that the NYPD unlawfully denied promotions to African-American detectives within the Intelligence Division of the NYPD. The lead plaintiffs are … Continued





The EEOC’s new, online system for filing employment discrimination charges: what you need to know

book turn into laptop

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) launched a new, online system for filing and tracking certain charges of workplace discrimination on November 1, 2017. “This secure online system makes the EEOC and an individual’s charge information available wherever and whenever it is most convenient for that individual,” said EEOC Acting Chair Victoria A. Lipnic. “It’s … Continued