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October 2017 Archives

State Street Corp. to pay $5 million in wage discrimination case

The State Street Corp., a financial services organization, commissioned the famous "Fearless Girl" statue on Wall Street to promote female involvement in corporate leadership. Now, that same organization has agreed to pay women and African-American executives $5 million after the Department of Labor found that it had systematically underpaid them. State Street denies any wrongdoing.

SCOTUS hears class-action waiver arguments in 3 wage-and-hour cases

Among the cases that the U.S. Supreme Court is deciding this term are three consolidated wage-and-hour cases. In each case, an employer required its employees to enter into arbitration agreements and waive their right to bring class-action lawsuits against the employer. While these types of agreements are commonplace, it is widely thought that many more employers would use such waivers if the Supreme Court determines that they are legal.

A transfer denial can give rise to discrimination lawsuit

Employees who experience discrimination or bias from a supervisor are in a difficult situation. While discrimination is prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, many employees prefer to first explore alternatives to litigation. One alternative is to seek a lateral transfer to move into a better work environment.

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