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LVBH settles harassment, discrimination, and retaliation case against the FBI

Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP, along with co-counsel Kaupp and Feinberg, has resolved a hard-fought case against the Federal Bureau of Investigation on behalf of a high-ranking woman currently serving as an FBI agent. The allegations focused on a squad of male agents who subjected her to sexual harassment and the retaliation that followed after she reported it. She was also denied promotions and removed from ancillary duties as part of the retaliation. She brought claims of sexual harassment, gender discrimination and retaliation under Title VII.  As part of the settlement, the FBI agreed to transfer the agent to the preferred squad she had sought, reinstated ancillary duties which they had removed from her, and clear unmerited negative comments from her record. The agency will also pay … [Read More...]

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