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Sexual Innuendos and Gossip Can Create a Hostile Work Environment

Being the subject of malicious gossip or innuendo in the workplace can sabotage your relationships with coworkers and impede your career prospects. But can this behavior actually rise to the level of a hostile work environment under the law and...

Menaker v. Hofstra Univ., No. 18-3089 (2d Cir. Aug. 15, 2019)

Although it is a commonplace that employers do not violate Title VII simply by shortcutting their own internal disciplinary systems, that is not necessarily the case if the disciplinary proceeding itself is motivated in part by gender or racial stereotypes. Today,...