This week New York City lawmakers enacted (over a mayoral veto) a law prohibiting discrimination against out-of-work job seekers. (Click here for similar proposed, but un-enacted, federal legislation.) Click here for the legislation’s text and history and here for a press release discussing it. The law will take effect within 90 days of its enactment (March…Read More New York City Enacts Legislation Prohibiting Discrimination Based On Unemployment
I am, of course, being facetious. Consider the following: Man is, or should be, woman’s protector and defender. The natural and proper timidity and delicacy which belongs to the female sex evidently unfits it for many of the occupations of civil life. The constitution of the family organization, which is founded in the divine ordinance,…Read More Should Women Be Allowed to Practice Law?
Below is the complaint filed on March 13, 2013 by Alexandra Marchuk (a Vandy Law grad) against law firm Faruqi & Faruqi – a self-proclaimed “recognized leader in protecting the rights of employees“- and its partner Juan E. Monteverde for sexual harassment. Among other things, plaintiff alleges: Mr. Monteverde intensified his improper actions on the…Read More Briefs & Blow Jobs: Prominent Plaintiffs’ Law Firm And Partner Sued For Sexual Harassment