GINA: If You Are An Employer You Should Know About It

Not many of us have come across a GINA case in our discrimination practice.  At least not yet — the law is only 5+ years old.

Nonetheless, the EEOC has included GINA as one of its enforcement priorities in its Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”), and it has, in fact, litigated a (small) number of such claims, […]

“Big Law” Compensation Schemes To Be Scrutinized In New Sex Discrimination Suit Against LeClairRyan

The mysterious compensation ways of Big Law – from which, thankfully, I escaped – just got LeClairRyan sued under Title VII and The Equal Pay Act.

A female former partner claims in a new federal lawsuit that “origination credit” decisions (always a source of in-fighting and a_ _ kissing at Big Law) are “made in favor […]

Yes, A Company Can Sue For Employment Discrimination!

At least in the UK, according to a recent case discussed by employment lawyer Verity Sayers of the London law firm of Nabarro LLP.

In a case known as Abrams, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruled that the wording of the Equality Act does not preclude lawsuits for employment discrimination brought by a limited company.

How so, […]

“Over 50, Female and Jobless Even as Others Return to Work”

The title of this post is the title of an article in yesterday’s New York Times which discussed a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis which “found that the prospects for women over 50 darkened after the Great Recession. …     he waves from the recession, which ended six and a half years […]