She identifies several possibilities for the continuance of sex discrimination claims: more women in the workplace, poor economy, increased litigiousness, more aggressive enforcement agencies (EEOC, DOL), a shift to subtler discrimination, technology-based harassment, different familial roles... oh, and who's this guy?
Philip K. Miles III, an associate with law firm McQuaide Blasko in State College, Pa., said in addition, “Although we do live in a more enlightened age, you still have just the remnants” of earlier times.There's certainly no shortage of theories, and several factors likely play a role. Check out the full article for a great overview.
“Management and leadership in business today are still comprised of people who maybe grew up in a different time in which gender discrimination was more prevalent,” said Mr. Miles.
Posted by Philip Miles, an attorney with McQuaide Blasko in State College, Pennsylvania in the firm's civil litigation and labor and employment law practice groups.