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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

Will The NY Federal Appeals Court Reconsider Whether Title VII Covers Sexual Orientation?

A little more than a month ago, a three-judge federal appeals panel in New York City held in Christiansen v. Omnicom Grp., No. 16-478, 2017 WL 1130183, at *2 (2d Cir. Mar. 27, 2017), that Title VII does not cover sexual orientation discrimination claims. The Court seemed to be unhappy with its decision, holding that…
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Are The Courts About To Include Sexual Orientation In Title VII?

A big change in the law and a new day may be near – or maybe not. With the country poised, perhaps, to return to the (imagined) good ‘ol ’50’s, will the courts rule that Title VII includes sexual orientation? Last week, the federal appeals court in New York City heard oral argument in a very…
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EEOC To Appeals Court: Include Sexual Orientation In Title VII!

WARNING!  DANGER!  This post is longer than usual! Things are happening in employment discrimination law faster than I have ever seen or thought possible.  I don’t even have the time to post all of the blogs that I want about new significant events and cases – there are simply too many. This latest event is emblematic of 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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