Fortune 500 glass ceiling endures: only 5% of CEOs are women

Emotional distress damages in employment discrimination and harassment cases

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In an employment discrimination case under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, such as sexual harassment or glass ceiling/promotion discrimination, you may be able to recover money damages that are referred to as emotional distress damages.  Emotional distress damages are a subset of what are commonly called “compensatory damages.” What are emotional distress … Continued

What is “constructive discharge” and how does it relate to my employment discrimination case?

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Lawyers occasionally refer to a “constructive discharge” claim when talking about an employee who has involuntarily resigned from their job.  Sometimes it’s referred to as constructive termination, constructive dismissal, or constructive discharge.  But it all boils down to a basic question:  were your working conditions so unbearable that you had no other choice but to quit … Continued

4 signs your company may have a glass ceiling

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You’ve performed impressively in an upper management position at your company but, despite trying multiple times and having excellent qualifications, you still haven’t been able to reach that final level of the executive pyramid. Not wanting to jump to conclusions, you took a hard look at how you and your team have performed, the revenue you … Continued