Sexual Jokes And Banter At The Water Cooler: Not Cool At All!

The title above is the title of my weekly article in Above The Law. It begins: “We all like to joke, tease, prank, and – face it – it sometimes gets a bit out of [...]

We Cannot Hire You Because We Have To Maximize Longevity

Guess what this post is about? It’s been awhile since I’ve seen a new code word or phrase for age discrimination.  A newly-filed EEOC suit gives me the opportunity to recap my collection of such [...]

Working Mamas and Lactation Law

By: Amy Epstein Gluck The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding children for six months after birth. While some mothers do and some don’t, how does a working mother cope with breastfeeding in the workplace? [...]

Sex and The Start-Up

If you had any doubt that startups are incubators of sexual harassment which leads inexorably to sexual harassment charges and lawsuits which can cripple, if not destroy your company, as I wrote about this week in Above [...]

You Are Not Hired: Age Will Matter and This Is A Job For A Man!

Sometimes people can be pretty obtuse. It’s one thing to disguise discrimination, use code words or simply say nothing. It’s another to come right out and say something that is facially violative of the anti-discrimination laws. [...]

Sexual harassment can kill you if you are a start-up company

In my weekly Above The Law article, entitled Sex Can Kill A Start-Up — Sexual Harassment, That Is, I comment that: "Running a business, or a law firm, is hard work, and starting one is [...]

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