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Philadelphia law firm faces sex discrimination suit

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in Discrimination and Harassment,HR Management,Human Resources

Patricia Biswanger, a former partner in the Philadelphia law firm Cozen O’Connor, has sued the firm, alleging she was not given the same privileges as male associates. Biswanger was fired from her position as a nonequity partner one month after she complained about discrimination to the firm’s HR department.

Biswanger claims Cozen O’Connor prohibited her from using the firm’s resources, such as her office phone and e-mail account, for political activities, while male partners were permitted to do so. Instead of investigating her complaint, Biswanger says the firm tried to prove she violated its policies.

Cozen O’Connor says the investigation was fair, and the firm provides equal opportunities regardless of gender. 

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