Gender Discrimination

What Is Gender Discrimination?

Gender discrimination

An employer cannot discriminate against an employee because of their gender (male or female). Sexual harassment and pregnancy discrimination are two types of gender discrimination covered by separate questions on this website, but here are some of the kinds of evidence that are often important in proving gender discrimination:

Gender-related comments are generally most helpful when they are made by someone who supervises the employee in question, or when such a supervisor knows about them and doesn’t take action to make them stop.