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Gender Discrimination in the Securities Industry

How New York employment attorneys deal with such suits

If the securities industry hoped 2006 would bring the last of a decade-long era of sex bias and civil rights suits, that hope died in early January when Oppenheimer & Co. and Dresdner, Kleinwort, Wasserstein Services became the most recent defendants in a series of suits pitting women against financial-services firms. These cases focus on equity in promotion and financial compensation as well as more overt discrimination, such as hostile work environments. Oppenheimer and Dresdner join …

Free (Down)Loaders

The true cost of freebies

As more New Yorkers switch to broadband Internet connections, their appetite for music and video delivered directly to their computer is voracious. And while legal downloads of music and video are available, many consumers still steal music, video and other contraband. Steal? Yes, when you download copyright-protected music and music video without paying, it’s like walking into Circuit City and shoplifting DVDs. Get caught and you’ll face more than a slap on the wrist. “A lot of people …

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