“Chivalry” Is Not Dead – It Just May Be Considered Sexual Harassment Now

Last year I authored a post in Above The Law in which I mentioned an interview with Manolo Blahnik. Apparently, the modern workplace left him confused. “He shared an increasingly common workplace concern: can I still [...]

Ah, The “Mommy Track” At BigLaw – Fast Track To Lower Pay and Marginalization

As you know, we here at FisherBroyles have only wonderful things to say about BigLaw.  Being refugees of BigLaw ourselves, we all loved (among so many other things): … its cutthroat intra-firm competition (what better [...]

Celebrity Guest Blogger Eric Meyer On A Better Way To Practice Law

"Workplace inertia is like a lump of coal in your Christmas stocking," says Eric B. Meyer in his world famous and award-winning, blog TheEmployerHandbook.com. We are very happy and proud that, as a holiday gift to [...]

News Flash—Simulating Sex Acts In The Workplace May Lead To Liability

By: Amy Epstein Gluck  I've been grappling recently with various scenarios I consider to be "grey areas" as to the presence of a hostile work environment. A somewhat creepy message. Asking out an intern alone. Showing [...]

Hope This Is A One-Off – Pentecostal Employees Harassed By Supervisor: EEOC

We have not seen this type of workplace discrimination case often - outright harassment based upon religion. What we see are cases of discrimination based upon the wearing of religious garb (think hijab or yarmulka), or [...]

New “Toolkit” Developed To Aid Vulnerable Agricultural Workers

I’ve written a lot about sexual harassment of vulnerable workers – that they are more likely to suffer sexual assault and harassment. Workers are "vulnerable" to discrimination and harassment for many reasons and in many [...]

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