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

FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

Your Wish Is My Command!

No sooner had the new Acting EEOC Chairwoman Victoria Lipnic said that she “wants a re-evaluation of the costs and benefits of the modified EEO-1 report, a detailed compliance survey that employers must fill out,” than poof!   A genie appeared with a magic lamp in the form of two US senators, Lamar Alexander and Pat Roberts,…
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From Farms To Swanky Resorts: EEOC Obtains Enormous Damages For Vulnerable Workers

In the employment discrimination field, we all know about the EEOC’s Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”):  its announced set of priorities.  Seems that one company hit on quite a number of the EEOC’s priority points – sexual harassment, retaliation, and the abuse of vulnerable workers – in this case farmworkers. Enormous damages of $1.47 million was just awarded by a…
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“I Want To Turn You Back Into A Woman”: First EEOC Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case Settled

“The Times They Are A Changin’” I posted last March when the EEOC announced its first employment discrimination lawsuit based upon  sexual orientation – a bold step. Although Title VII prohibits discrimination based upon sex, as well as a number of other protected classes, it does not explicitly prohibit discrimination based upon sexual orientation.   Congress has doggedly refused to…
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The Times They Are A Changin’ – EEOC Files Discrimination Lawsuits Based Upon Sexual Orientation

When it comes to employment discrimination, we all know that by its terms, Title VII prohibits discrimination based upon sex, but does not prohibit discrimination based upon sexual orientation. But times have changed – rapidly. Laws generally lag behind changes in society, and government sometimes lags even further behind.  Witness the refusal of this Congress to amend Title…
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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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