What Are the Effects of Gender Discrimination?

The workplace should be a place where every individual, regardless of their gender, feels valued, respected, and treated equitably. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Gender discrimination at work is a pervasive issue that affects not only the individuals involved but also the company as a whole. Gender discrimination at work refers to treating an employee unfavorably because of their sex or because they do not conform to traditional gender roles. It encompasses a broad range of behaviors and[…] Read More

Leo B. Dubler, III, Esq. Wins NJ Law Against Discrimination Case Before the NJ Supreme Court

Leo B. Dubler, III Esq. won a case before the NJ Supreme Court on behalf of a five-year-old girl who was repeatedly sexually assaulted by an aide on a Waterford School District bus. In a unanimous decision, the Court ruled yesterday that the family of the child could continue to pursue claims against the school district that the aide violated the child’s rights under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD). Over five months between 2009 and 2010, the child[…] Read More

What is Quid Pro Quo Harassment in the Workplace?

Workplace discrimination and harassment are unfortunately common. However, that does not mean that it is acceptable. Harassment has a significant and lasting impact on victims and can negatively affect the work environment. Harassment refers to any unwelcome conduct due to one’s race, skin color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, genetic information, or disability. Workplace conduct may be upsetting or offensive but does not always fall under harassment laws. These workplace behaviors become unlawful in situations in which enduring the[…] Read More

How can Employees Prove Discrimination at Work?

Proving discrimination at work can be difficult, especially if an employer denies a discrimination case or if the evidence is not strong enough to make a valid complaint. Employment discrimination is, unfortunately, very common and many workers get mistreated by their co-workers and employers regularly while at work. For those who experienced discrimination, there are a few steps to take to prove a case. Discrimination occurs when a worker is treated differently or less favorably than other employees. Employment discrimination[…] Read More

Is There Gender Discrimination Against Men in the Childcare Field?

Gender discrimination can take on many forms, including preferential treatment for one gender over another, negative treatment based on gender, or even sexual harassment. Put simply, it is the act of treating someone differently based solely on their gender. Discriminatory treatment in the workplace is an important issue, but the question of gender discrimination often begins even before an employee is hired. Refusal to hire someone based on gender is a form of discrimination, however, some workplaces have a disproportionate[…] Read More