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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

If It's Memorial Day, This Must Be Halloween

This post involves a case of egregious sexual harassment — in a funeral home. It is of interest simply because the venue of the behavior seems so macabre. This guy is (allegedly) a walking harassment monster. According to the EEOC, the owner/manager of a Ft. Lauderdale funeral home “subjected female employees to constant egregious sexual harassment, creating a work environment…
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Oh No — The Parrot Was A Macaw! And He was Just A Hypothetical!

A big thanks to Samuel Dillard, an attorney in Columbus, Ohio, who, after I was unable to provide him the cite of the cursing parrot case – but swore (I mean, believed) that I took it from a real case – did some sleuthing and found, much to my disappointment, that the parrot was really a…
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Can A Parrot Be Liable For Sexual Harassment?

Ok, so this is a slightly worn, slightly-trick question which I have asked at countless employee and management training sessions, seminars and lectures over the years.  (This is taken from an actual case, with some poetic license taken). The facts:  A parrot owned by a hospice patient repeatedly uttered sexual comments at an attending nurse.  The nurse…
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Protecting "Vulnerable Workers" Still An EEOC Priority

I wrote many a post in my prior blog about the EEOC’s Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”), which made protecting “vulnerable” workers a priority.  I said before that protecting farm workers, migrant workers, workers in isolated areas, and mentally-challenged Henry’s Turkey workers was something that the EEOC was focusing on.  It still is. But some employers either ignore…
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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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