Jones Day doesn’t just allegedly discriminate against women, according to a new gender bias lawsuit filed against the firm this week. A married couple who worked as associates in the firm’s prestigious issues and appeals practice after clerking on the U.S. Supreme Court say the firm’s parental leave policy is unfair to men.
Mark Savignac and Julia Sheketoff alleged in a complaint filed in Washington, D.C., federal court that while they intend to share equally in raising their son, the firm discriminates against fathers by providing them eight fewer weeks of parental leave.
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