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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

The EEOC Pushes Equal Pay Agenda

Yesterday I discussed two new gender pay disparity cases filed by the EEOC – I must have missed this third one.   Recall that one of the six priorities set out in the EEOC’s Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”) is enforcement of the federal laws against pay discrimination between men and women. In this third case, the…
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What do at least 5 BigLaw firms and the U.S. Women’s Soccer team have in common?

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Come on, just guess. … Big expense account?  No. Incredible benefits?  Unlikely. Fulfilled, happy employees?  Perhaps, but no. Gender pay disparity?  YES!  You got it!  And thanks for playing our home game. Gender Pay Disparity Alleged In BigLaw Yep, at least five BigLaw firms across the country allegedly pay their female lawyers…
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The Woman Card

  So if playing the “woman card” really Is entrenched now in Hillary’s plans, She’s a bargain: Her president’s paycheck Will be 10 percent less than a man’s.   [By Calvin Trillin, Deadline Poet, The Nation] [*We take no political position not make any political statement, but merely re-print a short poem that highlights the issue of…
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Should Hope Solo Be Paid Less Than Clint Dempsey? (Is This Employment Discrimination?)

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Is she a less skilled soccer player? No. Is she “irrational?” No.  Heck no! When the U.S. women’s (winning) soccer team attempted to negotiate their pay and asked for raises so that their salaries approached that of the players on the U.S. men’s team, the U.S. Soccer Federation (“USSF”) called them…
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“Put Out To Pasture”: And You Thought Employment Discrimination Was On The Wane!

From the salacious, to gender pay disparity, to “fire the old geezer.”  Boy, the New York Times today was chock-a-block with employment discrimination stories. Let’s start, of course, with the salacious. I have always advised that best employment practices start from the top down – a tone must be set from the top. But what if the…
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"How to Bridge That Stubborn Pay Gap" — An Excellent NYT Article

Claire Cain Miller has written what I think is a very significant article about gender pay disparity in today’s New York Times, entitled “How to Bridge That Stubborn Pay Gap.” She writes that: “More than a half-century after President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, the gender pay gap is still with us. Women…
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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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