The Ninth Circuit federal appeals court took this case en banc in order to clarify the law, and held that prior salary alone or in combination with other factors could not justify a wage differential. Emotional damages recoverable for discriminatory treatment and constructive discharge; gastritis insufficient.
Port Washington Police Dist. An agent for the prospective employer recommended that she not be hired because she had recently filed for bankruptcy and was in a relationship with a man who belonged to a biker gang associated with criminal activity.
Hardin v. But there are cases where courts have put the responsibility on the victim.
Peckinpaugh said she left Channel 8 for Channel 3 as a result of Terzi's aggressive sexual advance on her at a New Haven hotel. Town of Secaucus, U. She asserted a claim for violations of the Equal Pay Act, asserting that she was not given the pay provided to male employees doing comparable work.
Torres v. In the trial court the argument that improper statistical methods were used to establish the skills test was rejected.
In other words, employers may evade liability for gender discrimination by discriminating on the basis of attractiveness. Georgeann, the eleven-year-old narrator, is curious about Rose-Johnny, a woman who runs the feed store. States also have their own laws making sex or gender discrimination illegal.
This explains why male and female candidates receive lower ratings when being considered for an opposite-sex position. Follow Twitter. Then, she was fired in what her lawyer alleged was an act of retaliation. A chronicle of the life of Victor, from grade 1 through high school.
White v. Hammell, U. She asserted claims for sex discrimination and unlawful retaliation. Peanick v. Lexis , Fair Empl.