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ABC News interviews Eric Bachman on the employment law implications of President Trump’s comments

Eric Bachman spoke today with ABC News about the employment law implications of President Trump’s recent remarks to four minority Congresswomen that they should “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.”  …

What Is The Equality Act And What Will Happen If It Becomes A Law

What Is The Equality Act And What Will Happen If It Becomes A Law?

A pressing topic in employment discrimination law over the last few years has been whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate against individuals …

A look across the pond: the gender split in the United Kingdom’s job industries

In the United States and abroad, gender equality has been a particular focus of political and public discussion in recent years as increasing efforts have been made to try and address and analyze why certain …

$700,000 settlement in sexual harassment case involving graphic claims

The EEOC settled its sexual harassment and retaliation case against Ojos Locos Cantina in New Mexico earlier this month for $700,000, as well as injunctive relief described below.   The EEOC’s complaint The EEOC alleged …

EEOC Settlement Highlights Issue Of When Pregnancy May Be A Disability Under The Law

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently settled a nationwide investigation of a company that allegedly discriminated against pregnant employees or those with disabilities. The terms of the settlement include a $3.5 million payment as …

Eric Bachman interviewed about combatting sexual harassment at work and negotiating severance packages

A helpful new resource for employees, Simone, is designed to empower women to build successful professional lives.  The founders of Simone spoke with Eric Bachman about best practices in navigating difficult legal situations at work. …

New Research Sheds Light On The Glass Ceiling In Corporate America

Across corporate America, the glass ceiling unfortunately remains firmly in place. But progress is being made as an interesting new research tool (hat tip to Carlisle Clifton) demonstrates. This interactive tool allows you to research …

$1.3 million verdict against American University in age discrimination trial

On October 15, 2018, a District of Columbia Superior Court jury determined that American University discriminated against Loubna Skalli Hanna, Ph.D., on the basis of her age, when it denied her application for tenure and …

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In Response To #MeToo, EEOC Is Filing More Sexual Harassment Lawsuits And Winning

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced how the #MeToo movement has impacted its enforcement efforts, which has implications across the country and particularly in corporate America. Not surprisingly, the heightened awareness about sexual harassment-including what …

An appreciation of Ann Hopkins, a glass ceiling pioneer

Ann Hopkins recently passed away, nearly 30 years after her seminal Supreme Court case helped to shatter the glass ceiling at Price Waterhouse. Hopkins played a huge role in shaping how the courts, indeed the …

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