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EEOC: Same-Sex and Race-Based Harassment is Not OK.

By: Amy Epstein Gluck The "n word" has surfaced in yet another lawsuit based on racial harassment. Also present is a type of "boys club" culture consisting of sex-based horseplay and other misconduct. The result? Last [...]

The time has come to revisit obesity – and fat shaming

I just posted in Above The Law an article about obesity, fat shaming and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), entitled Fat Shaming At Work: Maybe A Thing From The Past?. Last time I checked, Michigan [...]

Let My People Go! Or, Another Blow To Noncompetes

By: Amy Epstein Gluck As an employment lawyer for organizations large and small, I hear this common refrain: “I need an ironclad noncompete that stops my employees from running away with my business.” Not so [...]

Double Standards and Sex Stereotypes? Just ask Serena Williams.

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Settle in people, and grab some coffee because I have a lot to say today about Saturday’s Grand Slam between the legendary Serena Williams and upcoming powerhouse Naomi Osaka. Before you [...]

“All Associates To Bible Study Class Now – Its Mandatory!”

The religious discrimination cases which get reported involve, typically, an employee whose religious beliefs require certain dress or grooming which contravenes a company’s “look policy,” or an employee whose religious beliefs and practices require certain [...]

“Why So Much Fuss Over Black Employees’ Hair?”

This is the title of my new Above The Law post. I just read a great piece in the New York Times, entitled “Why Are Black People Still Punished for Their Hair?” by Ría Tabacco Mar, which [...]

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