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Fat Shaming In The Workplace

 My new post in Above The Law is entitled Fat Shaming In The Workplace: Is Calling Someone A “Big Bottomed Girl” Actionable? It begins: “Multiple choice question:  Being “fat” is (a) a medical condition, (b) [...]

Mandatory Bible Study: At Work?

Just the other day I posted about a religious discrimination suit brought by the EEOC against a Pennsylvania coal company for refusing to accommodate an Evangelical Christian who had been an employee for 35 years.  [...]

Performance Ratings Conditioned Upon After-Work Social Events Attendance

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Back in July, I talked to Washington Post columnist Karla Miller, who writes an excellent Sunday column called @workadvice for WaPo’s weekly Magazine. The subject of our chat: a letter writer [...]

Mark of The Beast: To The Supreme Court?

Way back in 2015 I reported on a religious discrimination suit brought by the EEOC against a Pennsylvania coal company for refusing to accommodate (and forcing to retire) an Evangelical Christian who had been an [...]

Who Do You Think The EEOC Targets Most Under The Disabilities Act?

My recent article in Above The Law provides a few hints: "The EEOC sued a senior living community in Colorado for refusing to accommodate an employee with fibromyalgia.  The employee’s job? The Health & Wellness [...]

The ADA’s Interactive Process—Not “One and Done”

By:  Amy Epstein Gluck “I provided medical leave for Joe Schmoe [or Sally Jessie]. Aren’t I done? Haven’t I complied with the law?” Sometimes yes, and sometimes no. Yesterday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), [...]

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