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Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Tips for Combatting Promotion Discrimination

LOGO-FINALReposted from Zuckerman Law

Despite significant gains made by women and minorities across corporate America, a stubborn glass ceiling prevents them from advancing to the most powerful and highest paying positions in the workplace.  For example, a recent study found that the number of female CEOs among Fortune 500 companies dwindled to just 5.4%.

And the recent sex harassment scandals underscore how the dearth of women in the most senior/powerful positions in many of these companies (the glass ceiling) helps perpetuate a workplace culture in which sexual harassment is allowed to fester.

To help navigate the legal issues surrounding glass ceiling/promotion discrimination claims, the employment discrimination attorneys at Zuckerman Law issued Shattering the Glass Ceiling:  Tips for Combatting Promotion Discrimination.

Cracking the glass ceiling requires that you know your rights and options

If you have been denied a promotion based on your gender, race, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristic, it is critical to know your rights and formulate an effective strategy to combat glass ceiling discrimination.

The free guide provides “plain English” answers to common questions about promotion discrimination, including:

  • How do I prove I suffered glass ceiling discrimination?
  • What can I recover?
  • What should I do if I’m retaliated against?
  • What deadlines apply to filing a discrimination case?

Zuckerman Law has also issued a  Sexual Harassment Survival Guide for Employees.

About the author

Eric Bachman, Chair of the Firm’s Discrimination Practice, has substantial experience litigating precedent-setting individual and class action discrimination cases.   His wins include a $100 millionsettlement in a Title VII class action and a $16 million class action settlement against a major grocery chain.  Having served as Special Litigation Counsel in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice and as lead or co-counsel in numerous jury trials, Bachman is ready to fight for you.

Bachman writes frequently on topics related to promotion discrimination, harassment, and other employment discrimination issues at the Glass Ceiling Discrimination Blog, which the ABA Journal recently named a top legal blog.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers® have named Zuckerman Law a Tier 1 firm in Litigation – Labor and Employment in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

Contact us today to find out how we can help you.  To schedule a preliminary consultation, click here or call us at (202) 769-1681 or (202) 262-8959.

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