Discrimination based on gender is illegal under both Florida and federal law. Yet many female workers continue to earn less than their male counterparts or face other types of discrimination.
Many would think that lawyers are always good at protecting themselves from lawsuits and ensuring that they are adhering to the rules by which they litigate. This seems especially true when it comes to the areas that they practice.
When Mitt Romney uttered the phrase 'binders full of women' during the second presidential debate, he prompted a national discussion about pay inequity and women in the workplace. The problem of gender discrimination in hiring and employment is still real and very present in the American workplace.