All NY Employers (State and City): You Are REQUIRED By New Laws To Provide Employees With Sexual Harassment Avoidance Training!

Sexual Harassment Is A Significant Workplace Problem A new Siena College survey has found that 45 percent of women report having been sexually harassed in their lives, an increase from 36 percent who reported the [...]

You Should Dress More Gender Appropriate

By: Amy Epstein Gluck The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is taking on Chili's. No, it's not because a server added to salt to a margarita when a customer specifically asked for no salt (this [...]

Aging? A Couple of Articles To Lift Your Spirits

I’m a little behind in my reading but bear with me.  Here are a couple of interesting articles on aging and age discrimination that I think bear looking at if you’re feeling that the new [...]

Holy Moly! Whopping $21.5 Million Verdict Because She Couldn’t Work On Sunday “Because Sunday I Honor God”

We have published many posts about the tension between religion beliefs and practices and an employer’s right to reasonable control of the workplace.  This tension is, of course, addressed in Title VII which prohibits workplace [...]

The City That Never Sleeps—The “Right” To Unplug

By: Amy Epstein Gluck As we've seen, especially in the past year or so, New York City and State have some of the most employee-friendly laws in the country. Well, a new one may be [...]

“You All’s President”

It’s not only the EEOC which is litigating cases of racial harassment which hit the news – today’s post is about a recent case arising out of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission. Iowa?  A beacon [...]

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