Clerk Sues NY Court System, Officials For Sex Bias

Law360, New York (December 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A longtime court clerk has sued the New York State Unified Court System, its chief clerk and a state court judge for sex discrimination, claiming she was subjected to a hostile work environment, denied promotions and retaliated against for complaining of bias.

After two decades working in various offices of the New York court system, Dona Pratesi claims she was bypassed for a number of positions, including senior management analyst and deputy chief clerk, in favor of less qualified male employees and eventually was demoted, according...
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