“We are all one human race, destined for greatness. Let us live together in peace and love in a Beloved Community.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Taken from The Lily News, October 16, 2017 Adapted from a story by The Washington Post’s DeNeen L. Brown. In 1978, Mechelle Vinson filed a lawsuit against her supervisor that redefined sexual harassment in the workplace. Vinson had worked at the Capital City Federal Savings Bank in Washington for four years before being fired. During that […]
This is an interesting article from the New York Times on the cost of devaluing women: But in the dizzying past few weeks, as this crucial moment of reckoning on sexual harassment continues, it’s clear that the harassment I was subjected to is not in the past. . . What we are only beginning to recognize is […]
If you have been the victim of sexual harassment in the workplace, feel free to give us a call, 612-278-9832. Women protested sexual abuse and harassment Sunday in 11 French cities under the #MeToo banner in the wake of mounting allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Star Tribune article outlines obstacles baby boomers face during job searches: http://ow.ly/5AFT30gdHKz Our office reviews severance packages. If you were terminated and offered a severance package, feel free to give us a call.
Interesting article on age discrimination in the workplace: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-na-pol-age-discrimination-trends-20170626-htmlstory.html In job ads, some employers have begun listing “digital native” as a requirement for the position. The term, many say, is a “code word” for young workers who have grown up with technology and will be able to use new systems with ease. This term plays into […]
Beth is a presenter at the MPA Annual Paralegal Convention on May 11th. She will be speaking on severance agreements and employment laws.
Interesting article from Harvard Business review: Do Conservative Managers Give Smaller Bonuses to Women? This study shows they do.
This is an interesting New York Times article about hiring bias against disabled workers: Fake Cover Letters Expose Discrimination Against Disabled
The EEOC issued a press release announcing a $450,000 settlement for female workers who were physically and verbally harassed at a potato packing company: EEOC Press Release, October 7, 2015 DENVER – Two potato packing companies will pay $450,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit for sexual harassment and retaliation brought by the […]