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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

Tech Startups: Digital Sweatshops With Snacks?

My article this week in Above The Law is entitled “Tech Startups: ‘Digital Sweatshops With Snacks?’” It involves a question asked by a “new” hiring supervisor at a tech startup as to whether it is illegal for her to follow an order from above to “exclude candidates of a certain age” (i.e., over 40), because…
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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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Pinterest Appoints First Head Of Diversity

As I posted on December 30th, The New York Times reported that Twitter had replaced its vice president for diversity and inclusion in “the latest move by a big technology company to counter the perception that, despite its claims of an egalitarian culture, the industry’s collective track record in encouraging a diverse employee base is no…
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“I Thought That These Tech Companies Would Have Been More Inclusive, But They Are Way Behind"”

The New York Times reported today that Twitter has replaced its vice president for diversity and inclusion. The Times commented that the hiring of the new VP “is the latest move by a big technology company to counter the perception that, despite its claims of an egalitarian culture, the industry’s collective track record in encouraging a diverse employee…
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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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