If you are a New York City waiter or waitress, you work hard for your money. You depend on your tips to get by and meet your financial obligations.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been closing more and more employment discrimination cases without investigating them. These uninvestigated, closed cases may be more common now due to a lack of Congressional funding and simultaneous pressure to reduce the backlog of cases. Employees in New York who have experienced discrimination in the workplace might be interested in the ramifications of this trend.
A lawsuit has been filed against New York news station NY1 by five female employees of the company. The suit claims that NY1 has made employment decisions that represent systemic age and gender discrimination. An attorney for the women says that he hopes to hold the company accountable for its actions and put a stop to discrimination against women in the media. According to a spokesperson for the company that owns NY1, the claims have no merit.
New York investors may be interested to learn that on June 5, it was reported that a former vice president of Goldman Sachs sued the company for sexual orientation discrimination. According to the former employee, his complaints regarding the discriminatory atmosphere that he experienced while on the job led to his firing.
Some people in New York might know that there are laws in place that protect people who may face workplace discrimination on the basis of such characteristics as race or religion. They may be unaware that there are similar laws that protect veterans from discrimination.