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Ban the What?

By: Amy Epstein Gluck As of January 2020, 35 U.S. states and more than 150 cities and counties have passed "ban the box" laws, according to the National Employment Law Project (NELP). What is "ban the [...]

Employers, Help Me To Help You—Please, Document!

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Yes, I do love that scene in Jerry Maguire where Tom Cruise is kind of losing his mind but Cuba Gooding, Jr. helps him see the humor in their situation. But in [...]

Why Is There Such A Decrease In EEOC Filings? Is This Good?

The EEOC just released its always-interesting yearly breakdown of charges filed and resolved. At the end of every fiscal year, which ends September 30th, the EEOC issues in a press release its “results” with respect [...]

Waitresses: Vulnerable To Sexual Harassment

Those who harass vulnerable workers are on the EEOC's radar.  Not a surprise: this is one of the EEOC's announced priorities.  And who are "vulnerable workers?" The EEOC just announced (like yesterday) a $70,00 settlement with a Florida restaurant [...]

If You Were A Health Provider Named “Mercy” or “Dignity” Would You Discriminate Against A Blind Employee And One With MS?

Unless you read this blog, you would think that “you can’t make this stuff up!” Readers: you know better. How long have I been flogging health care providers with the notion that the EEOC finds [...]

“Stay Away If You Are Old” Church Tells Congregation Looking To Attract Young People

Yep, you read that correctly. “A struggling Minnesota church is asking its older parishioners to leave in hopes of making it more attractive to young families.” Huh? I guess this place believes that older people [...]

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