"Fox News may force arbitration for anchor in discrimination suit" View Article
April 29, 2017Philip Gordon
Are you suffering from bias of any kind at work?? If so, give us a call. (View Article)
April 12, 2017Philip Gordon
Gretchen Carlson posted this yesterday, detailing her thoughts, efforts and concerns about workplace arbitration clauses. If you want a first hand account of the impact of these clauses, this is worth a read. Of course, if you're experiencing sexual harassment, discrimination or any other problems at work, give us ...
March 11, 2017Philip Gordon
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released data from the 2016 fiscal year. Charges of workplace discrimination have increased for every protected class. The top five employment charges for 2016 were: 1. Retaliation 2. Race 3. Disability 4. Gender 5. Age View Article If you have been a victim of workplace ...
February 18, 2017Philip Gordon
Often touted as the great disruptor, big data has proven a valuable tool. But in the world of health and disability discrimination, big data may be driving some of the most serious and disturbing employment discrimination epidemics at every level. At its core, discrimination is the use of a known current ...
February 21, 2016Philip Gordon
The National Committee on Pay Equality named Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Equal Pay Day in an effort to call attention to the inequitable pay gaps that still exist between female and male workers. Each year the organization selects a day to commemorate individuals who are making strides towards pay equality and ...
April 14, 2015Philip Gordon
The Massachusetts legislature stood up for fathers when it expanded the state’s family leave act. The Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act provided female employees with eight weeks of unpaid leave for the birth or adoption of a child, without fear of termination or retaliation. On April 7, 2015, the law will ...
January 14, 2015Philip Gordon
In Michigan this week, bipartisan legislation was signed protecting mothers who nurse their children in public from discrimination and prosecution. 45 states now have some form of law allowing women to breastfeed in public or private locations. The “Breastfeeding Anti-Discrimination Act” allows a woman to breastfeed a child in any public ...
June 27, 2014Philip Gordon
Five years since the Fair Pay Act, women still make just seventy-seven cents for every dollar a man earns for performing the same job according to the Department of Labor. In 2009, President Obama passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act promising equal pay for equal work. However, women are ...
February 10, 2014Philip Gordon
The Americans with Disability Act (ADA) protects individuals who are associated with a disabled individual from employment discrimination. However, the ADA only applies to employers with 15 or more workers. The Massachusetts employment discrimination statute is a little more inclusive, covering employers with six or more workers. Under the ruling ...
October 23, 2013Philip Gordon