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Biglaw: Do You Know What You’re Getting Into?

This snippet from my article in Above The Law is, indeed, about employment – of lawyers.  “Well, you passed the fraternity hazing that is law school, and the Bar exam – and if you are lucky [...]

The N-Word: How Many Uses Are “Severe” Enough To Create A Hostile Work Place?

In answer to the title question, I would have to say “not clear” - but likely more than one. Courts, thankfully, are virtually unanimous in condemning such things.  Unfortunately, they are not so unanimous in [...]

Of Hoodies And Hoverboards: Age Discrimination In Tech

Lisa Nagele-Piazza and Jon Steingart report in BNA.com that “’Digital native’ is generally used to describe people who grew up using digital technology.” But posting job ads seeking “digital natives” may very well violate the [...]

workplace sexual harassment and bullying: what other countries are doing

See what employers and employees in other countries are doing to deal with workplace sexual harassment and bullying:  Read my new weekly employment law post in Above The Law. Read all of my ATL posts here:  http://abovethelaw.com/author/richardcohen/   http://abovethelaw.com/2017/07/workplace-sexual-harassment-and-bullying-can-anything-be-done/

Mea Culpa! Can an act of personal absolution change sexual harassment in Silicon Valley?

“'While I’d like to believe that I’m not a bad or evil person, regardless it’s clear that some of my past actions have hurt or offended several women.  And I probably deserve to be called [...]

A “Plan” to Combat Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Entrepreneur Meena Harris, founder of the “Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign,” has a plan for the sexual harassment allegations pervading Silicon Valley companies. As Ms. Harris wrote here, industry leaders have begun [...]

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