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Fisher Broyles Firm blog

FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

Fisher Broyles Firm blog

FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

Locker Room Banter—The New Normal? Harvard Soccer Woes

By Amy Epstein Gluck Oh Harvard…not you too! It seems there is no place safe from sexual harassment and discrimination. We’ve post—a LOT—about workplace sexual harassment and discrimination, but it seems this type of behavior starts earlier. Is locker room banter the new normal? I hope not. Accustomed to being viewed as a bastion of…
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Sexual Harassment—An Epidemic?

By:  Amy Epstein Gluck The upcoming TIME headline reads: “Gretchen Carlson wants to change the way women fight sexual harassment.” You can see the cover here. That’s exciting, and we can’t wait to see what she comes up with. Thanks to Circa for giving me a heads up. An Epidemic? TIME states: “Carlson gives an…
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Nasty Women—Not in the Workplace, Please

By: Amy Epstein Gluck “These nasty women have got to go!” “Who put her in charge?” “Honey, don’t interrupt.” “What a bitch!” We really see it all in the workplace. But you know what nasty women do? They file charges of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), the federal agency in charge of enforcing…
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Locker Room Banter Will Get You Fired, and Oh, Wait, It’s Against the Law

By Amy Epstein Gluck Everyone says it. It’s just how guys talk. They’re just words. I didn’t mean anything by it. This is all in good fun, right? No, no, and no. They’re not “just words.” Sexually charged comments or “locker room banter” made by executives, an employee, or supervisor to another employee may subject…
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Combatting Workplace Sexual Harassment: From the Top Down

By Richard Cohen The EEOC has long gone to bat for vulnerable workers, as readers of this blog know.  Indeed, it is one of the EEOC’s priorities set out in its Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”). I have written that in the many cases brought by the EEOC, “The common thread is the vulnerability of these workers: where they are powerless,…
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Founder Of Anti-Abuse Charity Liable For Egregious Harassment Of Employee

By Richard Cohen, FisherBroyles Partner September 26, 2016 — Sometimes a story is so unbelievable (and horrific) that you do a double take and re-read it to see if you read it right the first time. The founder of a charity whose goal is to prevent abuse of vulnerable members of Scotland’s ethnic communities was…
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RICHARD COHEN
Richard Cohen has litigated and arbitrated complex corporate, commercial and employment disputes for more than 35 years, and is a trusted advisor to business owners and in-house counsel both in the United States and internationally. His clients have included Fortune 100 companies, domestic and foreign commercial and investment banks, Pacific-rim corporations and real estate development companies, as well as start-up businesses throughout the United States.

Richard Cohen Fisher Broyles

AMY EPSTEIN GLUCK
Amy Epstein Gluck has represented individuals and corporate clients in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and various federal district courts for more than twenty years. Ms. Epstein Gluck’s current practice areas include employment law—advising on and drafting employment agreements; handling employment negotiations, severance agreements, noncompete and nondisclosure agreements, “wrongful terminations” and other EEO matters; representation at the EEOC level; advising employers about discrimination laws and how to remain in compliance, and employment negotiations.

Gluck Epstein, Amy BW Gray

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