Tuckner, Sipser, Weinstock & Sipser, LLP

Since 1999 we are New York’s leading women’s rights in the workplace law firm. We have represented hundreds of women (and men) against all forms of unjust workplace conduct, including wrongful termination, all forms of gender discrimination such as sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, and maternity leave violations, and race, age, ethnicity, and religious discrimination, as well as those who have been illegally fired or the subject of wrongful termination.

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By Deborah O’Rell Learn what constitutes sexual harassment, what you should do to stop it, how to report it, and how to protect your rights in the event of backlash in the workplace. Download our Sex Harassment Guide 2019. Sexual harassment can include unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and verbal, physical, or visual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment is a form of sex (or gender) discrimination, just as pregnancy discrimination and…
Many women’s rights groups and ecofeminists joined the biggest climate strike, in New York City, on Friday, September 20. With over 250,000 people appearing at Foley Square, this was a momentous occasion for the protesters to express solidarity while asking tough questions to the political power. New York City public schools also allowed for its 1.1 million student strength to join the strike, making it into the largest gathering of young people in recent memory.…
Are you being sexually harassed at work? We have created a series of educational videos explaining what constitutes illegal workplace sexual harassment, and what you can do if you are being sexually harassed. In our fifth video, New York Employment Attorney Jack Tuckner explains what you can do if your company won’t address your complaint to your satisfaction after you make a sexual harassment complaint to the company. Jack Tuckner, Women’s Rights in the Workplace…
“Can I be fired for reporting sexual harassment?” No, you cannot be fired FOR reporting sexual harassment, as that’s illegal retaliation, because the sexual harassment reporting itself is protected activity under United States and your state’s civil rights laws. Yet, your company CAN fire you after you report sexual harassment, but they’ll likely come up with other reasons for the firing in order to protect themselves. Why? Because you can be fired after you report…
Are you being sexually harassed at work?  We have created a series of educational videos explaining what constitutes illegal workplace sexual harassment, and what you can do if you are being sexually harassed.  In our third video, New York Employment Attorney Jack Tuckner explains what a company should do after a sexual harassment report is made.     This is Jack Tuckner, again, with the third installment in our sexual harassment series of videos, to…
Are you being sexually harassed at work?  We have created a series of educational videos explaining what constitutes illegal workplace sexual harassment, and what you can do if you are being sexually harassed.  In our second video, New York Employment Attorney Jack Tuckner explains how you should report workplace sexual harassment to management. My name is Jack Tuckner. I’m a women’s rights in the workplace advocate with Tuckner, Sipser, Weinstock & Sipser, and I’m here…
What Should I Do if I’m Being Sexually Harassed at Work? Often, sexual harassment in the workplace is not corrected or punished because victims may feel uncomfortable or intimidated when confronting their harasser. Victims of sexual harassment also often do not report the harassment for fear that they may be retaliated against by the perpetrator or his friends or protectors at work. When facing these difficult challenges, employees should know how to recognize sexual harassment…
By Saswat Pattanayak Women soccer players earn a maximum of $99,000 in total during the course of a 20-games season – $4,950 per game, while the payout for the male players is an average of $263,320, or $13,166 per game. Despite the fact that Sunday’s match was one of the most watched soccer broadcasts ever in the US history, having attracted 14 million television viewers. Also, despite the fact that half of the U.S. Soccer…
We were at the WorldPride NYC 2019 which commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising yesterday. Following are some photos we took at the event. The celebrations to respect the Stonewall Era Trailblazers also underscored the importance of acknowledging the rising hate crimes, suicides, and the AIDS crisis. According to the co-chairs/organizers Marvanne Roberto Fine and David Studinski, “While there is much to celebrate, there is more work to do. Those of us with…
By Jack Tuckner, Esq. Hi, I’m Jack Tuckner, and I’ve been representing women in workplace discrimination cases for more than 20 years. The answer to that question, do I have a sex discrimination case and is it valid and worth pursuing, comes down to this. Are you being treated differently in the workplace? Are you experiencing hostility? Are you experiencing some type of differential treatment because of who you are as a woman, either because…