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FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

Heart Attacks, Hair On Fire and… Santa?

A new study on the dire health effects of workplace bullying and violence has been reverberating worldwide and, perhaps … maybe … possibly, might open the door to the possibility for the enactment, or at least serious discussion, of workplace anti-bullying legislation, which has been effectively stalled in the US. I wrote about this, and…
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Workplace Bullying: Who Is Vulnerable?

I just wrote about workplace bullying in my weekly Above The Law column, and focused on what type of workplaces foster bullying – and who is “vulnerable.” It begins: “The workplace is like a second household, and your colleagues can be like a second family. But families are often dysfunctional – and we know that harassment…
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Bullying And Discrimination Against Redheads: A Reader Comments

My post the other day linked to my Above The Law article about bosses who bully – and bully their best people!   I concluded with a short comment about the historic bullying and discrimination (and worse) against people with red hair – “gingerism.”  (See Why Do Bully Bosses Bully Their Stars – And Redheads?) A reader…
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Workplace Bullies: They Do It Because You Are A Threat To Them

I discuss workplace bullies in my latest Above The Law article, Why Do Bully Bosses Bully Their Stars – And Redheads? It begins: “Where do workplace bullies come from? Simple – from bully kids. “What happens to bullies when they grow up? One would hope these mean girls and guys would stop their antics, but…
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Leave Me Alone!

In Above The Law, my article this week dealt with the future of the anti-bullying movement, now that there will be a new administration: Check it out!  
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The Smell Of Freshly-Terminated Staff Hung In The Office Air

Is bullying the same as sexual harassment?  Is sexual harassment a form of bullying?  Or vice versa? Is there a difference? It does not occur often that the actions of a single man can illustrate several legal issues. But a Canadian employer (a Mr. McConnell) illustrates non-actionable bullying (at least in the US), as well…
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There Oughta Be A Law (Take 2): An Indispensable New Resource

Yesterday I wrote a post – a book review, actually – about a new, updated version of Ellen P. Cobb’s Workplace Bullying,Violence, Harassment,Discrimination & Stress.   I recalled that in a blog post from a prior life I said about her first edition that “even after a cursory review it seems like an extremely valuable resource. The author…
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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.

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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.

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