FB EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BLOG

“Men At Work”- #MentorHer

By: Amy Epstein Gluck No, I’m not talking about the ‘80s band known for hits like “Down Under” and “Be Good Johnny.” I’m talking about the following types of comments from your company’s male employees: [...]

“You snooze, you lose — you sue”

The New York Post just reported about three overweight people — one a hospital dispatcher, the second a bus driver, and the third a “would-be city garbage man,” who were fired (or not hired) allegedly [...]

“Only The Hearing Impaired (And Some Doctors) Actually Believe Hearing Impairment Is A Disability”

These are the words of a hearing-impaired lawyer.  So -- is hearing-impairment a disability? Deafness, or hearing impairment, as a disability, and the requirement of “reasonable accommodations,” is in the news because of a newly announced [...]

Don’t Want To Get Sued By Your Own Employees? 5 Things Not To Do

At some point you may become an employer. You know – the boss! The Man (or Woman)! I said here some time ago: “No one ever said it would be easy.” I’ve written before that [...]

He Said/She Said-Making Informed Business Decisions in the #MeToo Era

By: Amy Epstein Gluck The #MeToo Movement shows no signs of slowing. Now, more than any other time, companies are galvanized to prevent or, if prevention fails, to correct unlawful harassment where they find it. [...]

Nooses And the N-Word At Work: Same As It Ever Was

It has been awhile since I posted about nooses and the N-word at work -- "It is extraordinary," I wrote some years ago, "that the ‘N-word’ and the noose keep reappearing in lawsuits claiming a racially [...]

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”