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

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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Sexual harassment can kill you if you are a start-up company

In my weekly Above The Law article, entitled Sex Can Kill A Start-Up — Sexual Harassment, That Is, I comment that: “Running a business, or a law firm, is hard work, and starting one is even harder. You enter a vast unknown of market forces, customers and clients, vendors… and not insignificantly, personnel. The unglamorous…
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Congratulations! You’ve Been Fired

Is the tech startup employment model an incubator for employment discrimination and sexual harassment? This is one of many observations in a great article in today’s New York Times bearing the title of this post.  Dan Lyons writes about what he experienced working at a “hot” tech company where, he says, employees are disposable and firing is known as…
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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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