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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

8 Tips On What Not To Say To Older Employees

So, I’m a collector. Not of baseball cards (anymore), or stamps (anymore), or dried beetles (never). No, it’s not a hobby or a Saturday afternoon substitute for a day at the beach.   It’s a serious pursuit that seemingly has no end in sight. And it keeps me busy. Very busy. In my new Above The…
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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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102-Year Old Worker Fired “For His Own Good”

I just read a somewhat disturbing article out of Australia.  Folks in the US – pretend that this happened here. Apparently a Perth University scientist whose career has spanned 70 years, 5 continents, and 130 published works, was “nicely” pushed out the door. Why? Alleged concerns for his health and wellbeing — he is 102…
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“Over 50, Female and Jobless Even as Others Return to Work”

The title of this post is the title of an article in yesterday’s New York Times which discussed a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis which “found that the prospects for women over 50 darkened after the Great Recession. …     [T]he waves from the recession, which ended six and a half years…
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New Digital Platforms: Answer To Workplace Harassment?

Some interesting things have come out of the recent public meeting of the EEOC’s Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace (“STF”), where workplace experts testified. I found three points most compelling, one of which was novel to me. The EEOC was told that “new digital platforms may provide meaningful ways…
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Can't Find a Job at 50? Is it Ageism Or Just Your Own Fault?

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about an article in the New York Times entitled “To Get A Job At 50, Make Lots Of Friends In Your 40s.” It discussed a new academic study which concluded – surprise! – that people over 50 have a harder and longer time finding work than their younger…
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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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