As a general rule, you cannot sue a defendant under Title VII unless they were named in the underlying EEOC charge. There are some exceptions, but those exceptions are very complicated. There are also ways to expedite the process of naming a missing defendant. My question to you is: Why do you...Read more »
It is possible (but very difficult) to obtain a temporary injunction in an employment termination case. You must present evidence that: (1) you will likely win the lawsuit; (2) that you will suffer "irreparable harm" if you are terminated; and (3) the equities are balanced in your favor. A lot...Read more »
In order to help you, I would need to know why you believe the termination was wrongful. New York is an "employment at will" state. This means that you may be fired at any time for no reason. A termination is wrongful only if: (a) you are protected by an employment contract that requires a valid...Read more »
Latin Caribbean transman fired by a Caucasian female without coherent reason. Boss never gave me information about Human Resources and fought me against paying for Unemployment Insurance. In a company predominantly white/heterosexual I was often berated and degraded as a sale associate by... Read more »
You have described the basic outlines of a sexual harassment/wrongful termination case. The devil will be in the details. You should consult with an experienced attorney to go over, among other things, the specific comments constituting verbal harassment, the specific comments and actions that...Read more »
In New York, yes. The New York Human Rights Law protects unpaid interns from discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, or domestic violence victim status.
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