Last year the EEOC sued cosmetics and fragrance giant Estée Lauder, claiming its parental leave policies discriminated against men. Estée Lauder provided eligible new mothers with six weeks of paid parental leave for child bonding (in addition to leave for recovery for childbirth), but it only offered new fathers two weeks of paid bonding leave. Estée Lauder settled the lawsuit for $1.1 million and consented to refrain from treating dads in a discriminatory manner. FMLA Insights