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“Stay Home and Bake Cookies!”

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Being female in a traditionally dominated male workplace can be tough. Several industries such as fire and police departments, automative services, and construction crews have long contained skewed gender ratios. Including [...]

No “N-Word,” But A Noose: Brevity Is The Soul Of Witlessness

Two racial harassment cases were just settled by the EEOC and the only thing of real note to me is that the N-word apparently was not used.  This is an exception in these cases, of course. [...]

“Ethical Veganism” Declared Covered By Employment Anti-Discrimination Law!

Well, not in the US.  At least, not yet. Progress, as many believe, might be measured by who gets protected in the workplace under the anti-discrimination laws, such as (without limitation), Title VII, the ADA or [...]

Are BigLaw(yers) “Born To Run?”

Apologies to the Boss, but BigLaw lawyers were not born to run. . .  they had to be trained – long and hard: --- to run the gauntlet of constant testing, competition, prep classes, more testing, no [...]

Geriatric Care “Giant” versus Pregnant Nurse: Guess Who Won?

Now, why would a health care company discriminate against a pregnant or disabled employee? Seems to contradict everything that a health care provider is supposed to stand for. Now, why would a health care company discriminate against [...]

BigLaw: “If this is beginning to sound like the last days of Rome. …”

“This is undoubtedly the last generation for whom the traditional partnership model is the standard.” Wow. This quote is from *a blockbuster blog post ostensibly about lateral transfers in BigLaw but really about the sustainability and [...]

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