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

“We Are Looking For Longevity”

We have all been aging from day 1 — and with some luck we will make it into the federally protected class of “over 40” – and with a lot more luck we will continue plugging on.  And aging. Which is one reason why discrimination based on age is so hurtful. I want to share a reader’s personal story…
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Younger Nurses Can Dance Around The Older Nurses: Latest From The Ageism Front

As someone who collects ageist comments, even this is a new one for me.  But it gives me the opportunity to discuss ageism and the workplace — again. Apparently, a Colorado hospital (yet another medical facility?) fired or forced the retirement of older employees – at least according to a new EEOC lawsuit. A nurse…
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“I Was Old, And So I Was Invisible”: Ageism At Digital Ad Shops

It all started with a beer wagon being pushed around at work. Everyone was under 27, and he was 53. The wagon did not stop at his cubicle. He said that “It was like a fraternity house … I was old, and so I was invisible.” This is the theme of a piece written in…
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67-Year Old Employee A “Carry Out” – He Will Pass Away On The Job

As you likely know if you are a reader, I “collect” direct and indirect evidence of age discrimination.  That is, with a zeal and laser-like focus not usually found in attorneys my age (joking!), I search for and post about the different language used by employers to refer to their employees “of a certain age.” …
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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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