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Bononi Law Group Takes On Sex Discrimination Suit Against Toymaker Mattel

Bononi Law Group has filed suit on behalf of a former employee of Mattel, Inc., the giant toymaker based in El Segundo. The lawsuit alleges that the vice-president of corporate affairs in 2013 and 2014 created a hostile work environment for women by making derogatory remarks and showing preference for hiring men, according to the complaint filed last December in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Barker's Beauties To Include Male Model For A Week

The Price is Right is conducting a search for the first male model to work alongside female show models on the popular game show. Once nicknamed "Barker's Beauties," back when Bob Barker was the show's host, this will be the first time that the formerly all-female cast of models has included a man.

Less Pay For The Same Work May Be Gender Discrimination

Unequal pay for equal work may be a form of discrimination. If a wage gap exists between men and women doing the same job, the resulting unequal pay may be a form of gender discrimination. In 1963, then-President, John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law, prohibiting "discrimination on account of sex in the payment of wages by employers engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce."

Chapman Settles Sex Discrimination Suit With Female Professor

After almost ten years at Chapman University in Orange County, film professor Lynn Hamrick was denied tenure. She filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging that she was discriminated against based on her gender, claiming that she was denied tenure because she is a woman.

EEOC Officially Extends Gender Discrimination Protections To Transgender Employees

Former Phoenix police detective and military veteran Mia Macy was offered a job as a ballistics technician at a California lab with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in 2010. At that time, Macy was a man. During the time period that the agency was running a background check, Macy underwent the transition to live as a female.

Wells Fargo Lending Discrimination Class Certification Denied

A federal court rejected the class certification of a large class of Hispanic and black homeowners based on the analysis in the U.S. Supreme Court employment law decision Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes. This is only one of the cases that has relied on the important Dukes decision to deny certification to a class of plaintiffs.

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