Doing the People’s Business? Sexual Harassment Is Everywhere

By: Amy Epstein Gluck

Everyone, I have one thing to say: I. Can’t. Even. I can’t even with this stuff! You can’t make it up!

On Monday, in a closed door meeting, the night before the new Congress was sworn in, the House Republicans voted to eliminate the only independent ethics oversight of their actions, especially any […]

One Last 2016 N-Word Lawsuit: Will It Stop In 2017?  

More than 50 years after the Civil Rights Acts were passed, racism continues in the society at large, and in the workplace in particular.

I continue to post about every workplace racial harassment case that I see where the N-word or a noose is involved, hoping to impress upon employers the seriousness of this, and the […]

Locker Room Banter Will Get You Fired, and Oh, Wait, It’s Against the Law

By Amy Epstein Gluck

Everyone says it.

It’s just how guys talk.

They’re just words. I didn’t mean anything by it.

This is all in good fun, right?

No, no, and no.

They’re not “just words.” Sexually charged comments or “locker room banter” made by executives, an employee, or supervisor to another employee may subject an employer to liability under Title […]

Founder Of Anti-Abuse Charity Liable For Egregious Harassment Of Employee

By Richard Cohen, FisherBroyles Partner

September 26, 2016 — Sometimes a story is so unbelievable (and horrific) that you do a double take and re-read it to see if you read it right the first time.

The founder of a charity whose goal is to prevent abuse of vulnerable members of Scotland’s ethnic communities was just found […]