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Attorney Kate Baker Alleges Boss Bullied Her Into Staying Single, Childless

Attorney Kate Baker Alleges Boss Bullied Her Into Staying Single, Childless

By her own assessment, Kate Baker was a competent attorney who also wanted a personal life. But her boss, Chris Lingard allegedly saw things differently, berating Baker and her work, and telling her not to have a relationship or children. The "bullying" that she experienced at the Follett Stock law firm,... Read More »

Franchisees Accuse Dunkin' Donuts Of 'Systematic Racial Discrimination'

Franchisees Accuse Dunkin' Donuts Of 'Systematic Racial Discrimination'

All Reggie and Amy Pretto wanted was the opportunity to run their own Dunkin' Donuts franchise and be in business for themselves. Instead, the African-American couple claims in a new lawsuit, they were purposely "steered" to less desirable, economically challenged locations, hundreds of miles from their... Read More »

Sexual Harassment Still Pervasive in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment Still Pervasive in the Workplace

Want to hear a collective groan throughout your office? Mention a mandatory sexual harassment meeting. "Nobody ever wants to sit through that three-hour seminar of old, grainy videos and lectures," says human resource manager Karen Holt. And yet, sexual harassment continues to be a pervasive force in the... Read More »

Worst Bosses of 2010

Worst Bosses of 2010

You may think your boss is bad, but at least he/she didn't try to run over you with a truck, put body fluid in your coffee cup or tell you "No honey, no money" to get you to exchange sexual favors for your paycheck. All these heinous stunts and more can be found on eBoss Watch's list of "America's Worst... Read More »

Could/Should Millions of Women Sue Wal-Mart?

Could/Should Millions of Women Sue Wal-Mart?

Will the Supreme Court's recent hearing decision on the biggest class-action employment discrimination case in the nation's history put Wal-Mart Inc. one step closer to paying out billions of dollars to millions of women? Yes and no, according to the legal experts weighing in on the issue. Read More »

Amy-Erin Blakely Busts Devereux Foundation with Large Breasts Lawsuit

Amy-Erin Blakely Busts Devereux Foundation with Large Breasts Lawsuit

"No woman should ever be subjected to such sexist and derogatory remarks," said Amy-Erin Blakely, who retained renowned civil rights Attorney Gloria Allred to file a gender discrimination and retaliation lawsuit against The Devereux Foundation, Inc. on her behalf. "I am a highly competent professional woman... Read More »

Chase Closes in on Too-Sexy Banker

Chase Closes in on Too-Sexy Banker

It seems that Debrahlee Lorenzana, the bank employee who was fired for being too sexy, can't win for losing her job. Now JP Morgan Chase, the financial institution that hired her as a licensed personal banker after Citibank dropped her, wants her to stop talking to the media because,"her statements reflect... Read More »

Debrahlee Lorenzana: Too Sexy for Her Job?

Debrahlee Lorenzana: Too Sexy for Her Job?

Apparently, it is possible to be too sexy for your job. Debrahlee Lorenzana claims she was fired by her bosses at Citibank because they told her she was too good-looking and drew too much attention. She says other female employees got away with far more provocative clothing -- it's just the way she fills hers... Read More »

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