Ebola, Trypanophobia, And Deafness: What Does The ADA Require?

The questions raised by the Americans With Disabilities Act can’t be answered with a simple yes or no.

From my new article in Above The Law:

“Are you required to hire someone with a disability even if he cannot do the job?

And can you refuse to hire someone who you think – maybe – has a disability?

The […]

Religious discrimination cases are raising thorny legal issues

“Skirts, hair follicles, the flu, dreadlocks and the Mark of the Beast — say what?  Do these things have anything in common — and in an employment-law article? 

They all involve employee religious beliefs or practices. We are in a period right now where religious discrimination cases are dominating headlines – indeed, where religious rights […]

Good for Google—Taking Corrective Action Against Sex Stereotyping

By Amy Epstein Gluck

Reminiscent of Jerry Maguire’s mission statement (“The Things We Think and Do Not Say”) and subsequent firing, it has been widely reported today that Google fired an employee for his “manifesto,” which purported to explain why women are not suited to working in the tech industry and/or why men are more biologically […]

Biglaw: Do You Know What You’re Getting Into?

This snippet from my article in Above The Law is, indeed, about employment – of lawyers. 

“Well, you passed the fraternity hazing that is law school, and the Bar exam – and if you are lucky and are allowed to pass, will be permitted to enter the hallowed trade guild that is the bar.  Law school […]