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

“Too Butch”— Sex Stereotyping

By:  Amy Epstein Gluck While discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is still not expressly prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), the federal anti-discrimination law that prohibits sex discrimination, (although the issue is currently before the courts) discrimination on the basis of gender stereotypes is proscribed. By…
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A "Plan” to Combat Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Entrepreneur Meena Harris, founder of the “Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign,” has a plan for the sexual harassment allegations pervading Silicon Valley companies. As Ms. Harris wrote here, industry leaders have begun to highlight sexual harassment as an issue that the tech community must grapple with and solve. And she thinks this position must…
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Owner's "Shocking, Sexually Explicit Behavior": Company Must Pay $750,000

Employers should know that, from the top down, an anti-harassment tone and policy must be set. But what if the employer – the company owner – is the harasser? That’s what happened in a newly settled case. According to the EEOC, the owner of the company “sexually harassed female employees to a point where one worker was forced…
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Sexual Harassment: What We Think We Know

By: Amy Epstein Gluck In July, I wrote about (what I’ve labeled my WTF article) Gretchen Carlson’s sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes. Things have moved quickly since then. This past Friday, Circa interviewed me about various employment issues, including sexual harassment.  On a break from the interview, a young millennial male (I’m sure you’ve…
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Top 10 Tips For 2016 (Really 11) To Avoid Employment Discrimination Claims

List lovers — back by popular demand is THE LIST:  11 tips to help you manage the risk of employment discrimination or harassment lawsuits. You know you like a quick and easy to read (or even memorize, or cut out) list – like the Ten Bill of Rights, or the Ten Commandments, or the Four Tops, or…
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Top Ten Tips – No Eleven – To Avoid Employment Discrimination Claims

List lovers — this one’s for you.  You like a quick and easy to read (or even memorize, or cut out) list – like the Ten Bill of Rights, or the Ten Commandments, or the Four Tops, or The Three Amigos, or the Doobie Brothers, or . … Well, here’s a list of 11 tips to…
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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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