Resolved a lawsuit wherein a transgender employee was harassed by co-workers for his appearance. Despite plaintiff claiming that he complained to human resources multiple times, the company alleged that no complaints were ever received. Believing that the company would do nothing to protect him, the employee resigned.
Settled case in which a transgender employee claimed he was denied the use of the male bathroom close to his work station, and had to walk a significantly farther distance to use a unisex restroom. The employee was then written up and harassed for being absent from his work station for extended periods of time.
Settled a case involving a male employee who kept his sexual orientation private from co-workers, until he married his male partner. Several co-workers told him “they thought he was a real man,” that “now they understand why he dresses so nicely,” and that “men shouldn’t be allowed to marry other men.”
Resolved a case concerning a lesbian employee of a financial services company who was allegedly told “we have no problem with your sexual orientation, but we would like you to dress more like a woman.” The company also made derogatory comments when the employee wore pants and a sports coat. Plaintiff also claimed she was not invited to certain important client meetings, which hampered her career.