Every single attorney general just signed a letter to congress demanding the end of mandatory arbitration agreements. See letter to Congress.
While the letter is limited to sexual harassment claims, this is a stunning development and signals a strong shift.
As the Attorneys General ... Read More
Philip Gordon was interviewed by the Brockton Enterprise concerning a new report released by the City of Brockton attempting to second guess the landmark $4M jury verdict awarded to Gordon Law Group's client, Russell Lopes, for outrageous acts of discrimination and retaliation. Since that verdict, the City commissioned a ... Read More
The DOL has made it easier for employers to avoid paying interns by abandoning their six-part test for distinguishing between interns and employees. The updated fact sheet was released today. You may view it here.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is supporting legislation that would eliminate forced arbitration clauses in employment agreements. (View Press Release)
This bill is in its infancy, and currently bans only arbitration of sexual harassment. We have no doubt that much more work will be done on ... Read More
Philip Gordon interviewed for article on the termination of Matt Lauer from NBC's Today Show.
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Of course, if you're experiencing sexual harassment or any other issues in the workplace, give us a call.
In its latest ruling under the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), New York’s highest court clarified the standard for plaintiffs to obtain punitive damages. In a landmark ruling, the Court held that “the standard for determining punitive damages under the NYCHRL is whether the wrongdoer has engaged ... Read More