FB EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BLOG

Workplace Violence Prevention Plans—With a Twist

By Amy Epstein Gluck Employers, do you have a workplace violence prevention plan? If not, you may want to consider creating one regardless of your size. After the shooting in Virginia Beach, I wrote about recognizing [...]

Fix the Boardwalk! Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Can Wait!

Whoever said that elected officials are savvier than the average citizens? Indeed. I just read a piece out of Michigan which reported that several commissioners from one county are objecting to a proposal for mandatory sexual [...]

One State Guides Employers To Establish Workplace Mental Health Standards

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Did you know that California passed a law last year that establishes voluntary standards for workplace mental health? No? I didn't either, and we should talk about this. What Kind of Law? [...]

Don’t Panic! We Have A Button For You!

Well, another panic button law was just passed – this time in New Jersey. The first state to pass such a law! Just a few weeks ago I posted about a union local in Seattle representing 5,000 [...]

Will World Dominance Dictate Equal Pay?

By: Amy Epstein Gluck As I arrived at a jam-packed, standing room only sports bar on a Sunday morning, I wondered what a U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) victory would mean to the lawsuit filed by [...]

Black Hair Was “Dreadful” – But New Laws Are Changing All That

In an ATL post in early 2018 I mentioned an article in The New York Times which said that “America has always had trouble with black hair,” and that “[t]he bias against black hair is [...]

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