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It Should Now Be Clear: “Playful” Sexual Harassment And Abuse Is Actionable

In case you needed a reminder or a heads up: a $150,000 settlement is pretty good support for the proposition that “he was just being playful” is not an adequate response to a sexual harassment [...]

Weight Anti-Discrimination Law?

There may be a new law in Massachusetts – similar to the one in Michigan, it would prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of height and weight – creating new protected classes. Is this [...]

Allegations of Sex Discrimination and Unequal Pay—It’s A Small World After All?

By Amy Epstein Gluck It's a world of laughter, a world of tears, it's a world of hope and a world of fears.... Sound familiar? That's right! It's the Small World ride at Disney! This refrain [...]

Reminder To ALL New York Employers – Training To Prevent Sexual Harassment Is Mandatory – Now!

The EEOC just sued a Chili's restaurant in Colorado alleging that “the restaurant's managing partner and assistant manager subjected female servers and hostesses to sexual harassment, including pervasive sexual comments and innuendo.” Moreover, it is [...]

“Foreign and Chinese Beauties and Hunks” – OK For Job Ads?

Maybe in China. Or even in the US. Both countries prohibit job discrimination based on gender and age, but not, as we shall see, based on looks or beauty per se. So, is a job [...]

Hey 2019, How Is Corporate America Doing With LGBT Policies?

By: Amy Epstein Gluck The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation gives us some indicator to answer this question. Last week, the HRC released its 2019 Corporate Equality Index report— a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and [...]

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