FB EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BLOG

Medical Marijuana and the Workplace—What Employers Want to Know

By:  Amy Epstein Gluck So, a couple of weeks ago, I spoke at the Cannabis Law Summit about marijuana in the workplace to a room full of industry experts. I did so for two reasons: [...]

Fired Up About Retaliation

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Your Memorial Day post is here! On behalf of two battalion chiefs in one Northern Virginia Fire and Rescue Department, the ACLU filed charges of discrimination this week with the Equal [...]

What’s With This Fetish About Pants? A Look At Workplace Dress Codes

Now that winter has turned into summer — overnight — the issue of clothes at work is front and center. (Isn’t it?). What to wear? No tie? Sandals? Tube top? The question is asked a [...]

Staffing Company Alleged To Have Violated Virtually Every Employment Discrimination Law

The “N-word" again. It’s been some time since we’ve seen that is an employment discrimination lawsuit. And alleged violations of Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA … discrimination on the basis of sex, race, age, [...]

Drug Using Employee? Better Conduct An Individualized Assessment Before You Fire!

It seems that a child development center in South Carolina just settled an EEOC disability lawsuit for $5,000 (and other remedies) for hiring someone to be an afterschool teacher who had informed them of his [...]

Success At Big Law? Maybe It’s Time To Cut Your Losses

"Success is a relative thing. To some it’s the corner office, more money, and professional recognition.  To others its living a peaceful life next to Walden Pond, or traveling and working odd jobs all over [...]

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