FB EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BLOG

The EEOC sees health care folks as fat, juicy targets in disability cases

It’s been some time now since I’ve written about the EEOC and “low hanging fruit” – so let me explain to new readers. My review of the cases brought by the EEOC in the last few [...]

“There are too many old men … and they should all retire”’

Yep, that was what allegedly was said to a former University of Pittsburgh business professor who sought to take tuition-covered coursework towards a doctoral degree.  At least that's what he alleges in in a newly-filed federal Age Discrimination In [...]

If You Had Any Doubt That The Workplace Is A Microcosm of Society …

As readers of this blog likely know, among other things that I publish whenever I hear about them are cases where a noose or the N-word are used in the workplace. If for no other reasons than to [...]

70% Of NYS Women: Workplace Sexual Harassment Is a Problem (But “Hope for Reform Remains Strong”)

An article in the New York Law Journal reminds us that “the workplace sexual harassment crisis is not waning.” It cites a poll from Sienna College which shows that almost half of all women in [...]

Providing Employee With Crohn’s Disease A Flexible Bathroom Break Schedule: “Time Theft” Or Reasonable Accommodation?

Being moved closer to a bathroom doesn’t sound like it’s too burdensome an accommodation to an employee suffering from Crohn’s Disease – a condition included in the Americans With Disabilities Act ("ADA") Amendments of 2008 [...]

Sexual harassment avoidance training: “If anyone feels they know it all and don’t need this, think again”

Sexual harassment avoidance training is a must for all employers in New York – I mean, it is required by law! Amy and I have been doing these trainings for a long time, and now [...]

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