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 noted: "While there may ...
Tag: sexual harassment
February 13, 2018Philip Gordon
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 this, and we ...
December 6, 2017Philip Gordon
Philip Gordon interviewed for article on the termination of Matt Lauer from NBC's Today Show. Click here for article. Click here for radio interview podcast. Of course, if you're experiencing sexual harassment or any other issues in the workplace, give us a call.
November 29, 2017Philip Gordon
Kendall Buhl interviewed Philip Gordon for his program: More Boston-Area Women Executives Saying "Me Too" (Listen)
November 27, 2017Philip Gordon
Philip Gordon was quoted in the Washington Post on the employment issues facing Weinstein & Co. View Article
October 20, 2017Philip Gordon
No surprise. Corporate sexual harassment trainings simply don’t work. A study form the University of Oregon found that, “Without a morally compelling legal core to animate the purpose of the training and provide coherence to the rules, harassment training becomes a hollow exercise in corporate compliance. The ...
October 18, 2017Philip Gordon
Eight individuals, including two current professors, have filed complaints against Dr. Florian Jaeger, who is now taking the semester off. Senior Lindsay Wrobel is among those who have complained about Dr. Florian, and she intends to continue on a hunger strike until the university removes Florian. “My individual ...
September 18, 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
October was quite a month on the employment front in New York, as Governor Cuomo signed a number of bills signed expanding discrimination protections within the workplace. Five of the most notable bills include: Sexual harassment now prohibited across the board – Under previous legislation, employers with less than four employees ...
October 23, 2015Philip Gordon