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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

Psst…did you know it was Disability Awareness Month?

By:  Amy Epstein Gluck Well, it is! And, in honor of that, I bring you a new law affecting most New York City employers, at least those with more than four employees. The law applies to all of your employees, whether full- or part-time, interns (paid or unpaid), temps, and protects more NYC employees than…
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The EEOC May Soon Be Derided, Defanged, Defunded, Deracinated, And/or De-functed – But This Local Law Has Real Teeth!

I noticed a relatively obscure decision just handed down by a NY court under the New York City anti-discrimination law (NYCHRL: N.Y.C. Admin. Code §8-107(1)(a)).  The City anti-discrimination law is somewhat similar to Title VII, but is way more expansive and has been construed much more broadly. The NYC Law Among other ways it differs…
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What Is The Measure Of Punitive Damages Under NYC Anti-Discrimination Law?

“Salt to taste. Such a simple and innocent instruction. We’ve all read those words a million times over the years without thinking anything of it. Ever wonder what it really means?” Huh? What the heck is a pic of a chef doing in this employment discrimination post? Well, you gotta read on. “Hmmm” Practitioners in NY…
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NYC: New Guidance On Gender Identity Employment Discrimination And Harassment

Yesterday, the NYC Commission on Human Rights published a broad, new enforcement guidance related to gender identity discrimination and harassment in, among other things, employment. This guidance is a must reading for employment attorneys and employers given the definitions and prohibited acts and conduct which may be new to many, and more comprehensive, and the…
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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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