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“Inclusion Rider”-What’s That?

By: Amy Epstein Gluck New buzz phrase, y’all. It’s been around awhile, but just received a LOT of attention due to the 2018 Oscar awards and Frances McDormand’s Best Actress speech, which, if you’re so [...]

Federal Appeals Court in NY: Title VII Covers Sexual Orientation

In really breaking news, the entire federal appeals court ("en banc") in New York just ruled today 9-3 that Title VII prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation through its prohibition of discrimination because [...]

New York City May Soon Require Employers To Conduct Sexual Harassment Training: Are You Ready?

Not many places in the US require sexual harassment training by private employers but New York City may soon become one of them.  (See, e.g., Maine and California). According to the New York Times, the City Council [...]

You’re Fired If You Go To Ghana! You Could Catch Ebola!

This post is about Ebola - remember the fear?  the  panic?? Last year the EEOC sued a Tampa company under the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) for, as one EEOC official said, "Making employment decisions based [...]

Should flu shots for employees be mandatory?

My Above The Law post this week is entitled Lions, And Tigers, And … The Flu? Oh My! "What if flu shots are mandatory -- with termination for those who refuse such vaccinations? Is that [...]

“Men At Work”- #MentorHer

By: Amy Epstein Gluck No, I’m not talking about the ‘80s band known for hits like “Down Under” and “Be Good Johnny.” I’m talking about the following types of comments from your company’s male employees: [...]

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