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SB7848A Increases Worker’s Ability to Bring Claims of Sexual Harassment to Court

By Shaloni Pinto and Aimee Christianson {Read in 4 minutes}  With the passage of New York Senate Bill 7848A, the state will make it easier for workers to bring sexual harassment claims to court. Aimed to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, the bill will amend the general business law to limit the coverage of […]

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Valli Kane & Vagnini Attorneys Named to 2018 New York Super Lawyers List

We are pleased to announce that Sara Wyn Kane, a partner at Valli Kane & Vagnini LLP has been selected for the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the State of New York. Associate Monica Hincken has also been selected […]

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Ex-Mitsubishi Atty Claims Sex Bias Led To Her Ouster

Law360 (September 19, 2018, 8:30 PM EDT) — A Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. unit illegally refused to promote one of its top attorneys to general counsel because of her gender and fired her under false pretenses after she complained about the conglomerate’s discriminatory treatment of women, according to a suit in New York federal court. Plaintiff […]

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CBS Agrees To Settle Parking-Spot Guards’ OT Suit For $10M

Law360 (August 22, 2018, 10:21 PM EDT) — In the latest settlement between a major studio and production assistants hired to guard parking spaces, CBS Television Studios and its affiliates have agreed to pay $9.98 million to resolve allegations they failed to pay overtime, a New York federal court filing Wednesday showed. The proposed agreement […]

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Supervisor sues Omni hotels, alleging sexual harassment and retaliation when she reported it

A former supervisor with Omni Hotels & Resorts has filed suit against the Dallas-based company, alleging sexual harassment and saying the company broke federal laws governing equal pay.

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North Dakota workplace discrimination trial set for 2019

A racial discrimination lawsuit brought by six workers on a North Dakota job site is set for trial in late 2019.

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