Sexual harassment avoidance training: “If anyone feels they know it all and don’t need this, think again”

Sexual harassment avoidance training is a must for all employers in New York – I mean, it is required by law! Amy and I have been doing these trainings for a long time, and now [...]

“America has always had trouble with black hair”: NYC intends to change that

Last year I wrote in Above The Law about a great article in The New York Times, entitled “Why Are Black People Still Punished for Their Hair?” by Ría Tabacco Mar.  It had as a sub-heading: “Only [...]

The 4th Circuit Says: Rumor Has It

By Amy Epstein Gluck I am going to lay out the lede up front: last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed the dismissal of a plaintiff's hostile work environment claim [...]

Diversity and Inclusion—BigLaw Partners “Classes”

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Much has been said and written lately about BigLaw's diversity, or lack thereof. According to our friends at Above the Law, the number of women making partner at AmLaw 200 firm was at [...]

Ageism is prejudice against our own future selves

“As I am now, so you will be.” As a child I read this on an old colonial-era tombstone in New England – and it chilled my blood. Now, decades later, well into my “age-as-protected-class” [...]

Who’s The “Boss”?

By Amy Epstein Gluck No, not Tony Danza or even Judith Light (yes, I was a teenager in the 80s), but New York. The New York Senate passed a trio of bills yesterday to protect [...]

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