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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

“America has always had trouble with black hair”: NYC intends to change that

Last year I wrote in Above The Law about a great article in The New York Times, entitled “Why Are Black People Still Punished for Their Hair?” by Ría Tabacco Mar.  It had as a sub-heading: “Only black people are shamed when they choose to wear hairstyles consistent with their natural hair texture.” She was told in…
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Amy Epstein Gluck (the Notorious AEG!!) Interviewed by the New York Times' Workologist Tomorrow!

Hey – check out Amy Epstein Gluck (the Notorious AEG!!) interviewed tomorrow by the New York Times‘ Workologist! The column is entitled “How to Respond When a Colleague Is Harassing Women.”  Among other things that Amy says, which we have preached for years, is ““Make sure you have a clear policy,” and enforce it.  Amen.   Don’t…
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Sex and The Start-Up

If you had any doubt that startups are incubators of sexual harassment which leads inexorably to sexual harassment charges and lawsuits which can cripple, if not destroy your company, as I wrote about this week in Above The Law, I recommend reading Lara Vapnyar’s book review in this weekend’s New York Times of a novel by Doree Shafrir entitled…
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You’re How Old? We’ll Be in Touch (by Ashton Applewhite In The NYT)

I’ve written a lot about ageism, age discrimination, studies and stereotypes about older workers, the ADEA, and everything related. But surely not nearly as well as Ashton Applewhite, author of “This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism,” and a short piece published in the Review Section of tomorrow’s New York Times. I want to quote the…
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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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Stop the Stigma, and Repeat After Me: “I have a disability and these are the accommodations I need”

By:  Amy Epstein Gluck As Rosemarie Garland Thomson wrote in the NYT this Sunday, “this is a claim to inclusion and right to access resources.” You’ve heard me say this before (like, here), that one in four adults in the U.S. suffer from some type of mental disability, and that number is even higher for people…
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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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