by John Gaal, Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King, Syracuse and New York City
Employers continue to prevail in most New York discrimination cases, but litigation is taking longer. Those are among the key findings of Bond, Schoeneck & King’s recently published 2012 Study of Employment Discrimination Litigation in the Northern and Western Districts of New York.
This marks the third time the firm has compiled the bias litigation data. Bond’s first such study was issued in 2001, with a follow-up study in 2007.
This latest study reviews Northern and Western District cases from Jan. 1, 2007, through Dec. 31, 2011. It compares those findings with 1991–2000 data in the original study, as well as with data for 2001–2011, and cumulative data for 1991–2011.
Employers win most of the time
This latest study shows that in the Northern and Western Districts defendants continued to prevail most of the time in cases that went to trial before a jur...(register to read more)
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