FB EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BLOG

Let My People Go! Or, Another Blow To Noncompetes

By: Amy Epstein Gluck As an employment lawyer for organizations large and small, I hear this common refrain: “I need an ironclad noncompete that stops my employees from running away with my business.” Not so [...]

Double Standards and Sex Stereotypes? Just ask Serena Williams.

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Settle in people, and grab some coffee because I have a lot to say today about Saturday’s Grand Slam between the legendary Serena Williams and upcoming powerhouse Naomi Osaka. Before you [...]

“All Associates To Bible Study Class Now – Its Mandatory!”

The religious discrimination cases which get reported involve, typically, an employee whose religious beliefs require certain dress or grooming which contravenes a company’s “look policy,” or an employee whose religious beliefs and practices require certain [...]

“Why So Much Fuss Over Black Employees’ Hair?”

This is the title of my new Above The Law post. I just read a great piece in the New York Times, entitled “Why Are Black People Still Punished for Their Hair?” by Ría Tabacco Mar, which [...]

Sexual Harassment: R-E-S-P-E-C-T in Fire Departments

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Damn, I miss Aretha. Back, way back, in early 2016, I told you here about a Colorado fire department’s $75,000 settlement with a former female firefighter to settle claims of gender [...]

Forced To Retire “To Promote ‘Diversity and Intergenerational Fairness’”

All surveys and studies point to the plight of older workers – they can’t afford to retire, and at the same time they suffer age discrimination in hiring and in the workplace. BenefitsPro notes that [...]

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