Since the start of the “Times Up” and “Me Too” movements, the spotlight has remained on the gender-based wage disparities existing between female and male actors that work on the same cinematic productions, yet receive unequal pay. However, many in Hollywood feel that women who work behind the scenes in film production or as part
Cashida N. Okeke is an associate in the Greenville, South Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses exclusively on representing management in a broad range of employment law matters through both litigation as well as preventive advice and counseling.
Cashida has litigated cases involving both federal and state employment laws, including claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour issues. She has also helped clients defend against denial of benefits claims brought under ERISA and has represented employers in proceedings before various administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission.
Before joining Jackson Lewis, Cashida was an associate at a nationwide law firm, where she practiced in the areas of business litigation, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, and complex e-discovery.
While attending law school, Cashida served as Associate Editor in Chief of the ABA Real Property Trust and Estate Law Journal.
San Francisco’s “Parity in Pay Ordinance,” prohibiting employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s salary history, took effect on July 1, 2018. This post discussed significant provisions of the ordinance as well as key considerations for employers to ensure compliance with the new regulation. Click here to read our full article regarding San Francisco’s salary…