Glass Ceiling Discrimination Blog

Eric Bachman interviewed about combatting sexual harassment at work and negotiating severance packages

A helpful new resource for employees, Simone, is designed to empower women to build successful professional lives.  The founders of Simone spoke with Eric Bachman about best practices in navigating difficult legal situations at work.  The full interview is here and below are some highlights: Simone: Eric, many of the people we’ve spoken to have … Continued



In Response To #MeToo, EEOC Is Filing More Sexual Harassment Lawsuits And Winning

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced how the #MeToo movement has impacted its enforcement efforts, which has implications across the country and particularly in corporate America. Not surprisingly, the heightened awareness about sexual harassment-including what constitutes harassment and the harm it inflicts-generated by the #MeToo campaign has resulted in the EEOC filing “a 50% increase … Continued


$1.3 million verdict against American University in age discrimination trial

On October 15, 2018, a District of Columbia Superior Court jury determined that American University discriminated against Loubna Skalli Hanna, Ph.D., on the basis of her age, when it denied her application for tenure and promotion.  The jury awarded Dr. Hanna $1,151,000 in economic damages and $175,000 in emotional distress damages.  Zuckerman Law Principal, Eric … Continued






Why can’t the tech industry decode the glass ceiling for women executives?

Despite the tech industry’s reputation for fostering innovative concepts and novel ways to approach challenges, the industry still has not been able to solve the persistent glass ceiling that prevents women from being promoted into a proportionate share of executive positions. For example, according to a comprehensive survey by the AnitaB.org, even though women account for … Continued