Is It Ok For A Supervisor to Ask A Subordinate To Cook For Him In the Nude? Not So Much.

By: Amy Epstein Gluck  Is it Ok for a company’s Human Resources (“HR”) department to respond to said subordinate employee’s complaint of being asked to cook in the nude for her supervisor “oh that’s just [...]

Five Tips On Getting Hired That Will Shock You

My new Above The Law article is entitled Five Tips On Getting Hired That Will Shock You. It begins: “I like lists.   They simplify things.  They break down complexities into swallow-able sound bites.  And sometimes [...]

KKK hoods are becoming popular again these days

I just posted an article in Above the Law in which I noted that: “Unfortunately, recent events make it time to revisit the N-word in the workplace — which I wrote about only last month. At [...]

Ebola, Trypanophobia, And Deafness: What Does The ADA Require?

The questions raised by the Americans With Disabilities Act can't be answered with a simple yes or no. From my new article in Above The Law: “Are you required to hire someone with a disability [...]

Religious discrimination cases are raising thorny legal issues

"Skirts, hair follicles, the flu, dreadlocks and the Mark of the Beast — say what?  Do these things have anything in common — and in an employment-law article?  They all involve employee religious beliefs or [...]

Good for Google—Taking Corrective Action Against Sex Stereotyping

By Amy Epstein Gluck Reminiscent of Jerry Maguire’s mission statement (“The Things We Think and Do Not Say”) and subsequent firing, it has been widely reported today that Google fired an employee for his "manifesto," [...]

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