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EEOC’s Recent Lawsuits Assert That Unlawful Sex Discrimination Under Title VII Includes Sexual Orientation Discrimination
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 3 2016

This week, the EEOC filed its first two federal lawsuits that frame allegations of sexual orientation-based harassment and discrimination as claims


Federal Court Upholds Discharge of Employee on Medical Leave Who Shared Vacation Photos on Facebook
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 3 2016

Everyone has "friends" who overshare their daily activities on Facebook. Rodney Jones' oversharing cost him his job. Jones worked as an activity


New York City investigation of hiring practices
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 3 2015

New York City’s Commission on Human Rights is now authorized to investigate employers in the Big Apple to search for discriminatory practices during


Eleventh Circuit rules that state whistleblower law is preempted by National Bank Act
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

On May 5, 2015, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Wiersum v. U.S. Bank, N.A. (pdf) that the National Bank Act (“NBA”), 12 U.S.C. 24


Bullying and workplace violence: a potentially devastating problem for your company
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 9 2011

As an owner or manager of a business, employers must now routinely recognize and respond to the phenomenon of bullying and other acts of aggression in the workplace


Are you ready to hire like a pro?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 15 2011

Whether you’re a large employer with an organized human resources infrastructure or a start-up making your first hire, with a little training and preparation, you too can hire like a pro


To fire or not to fire? That is the question
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 15 2011

In spite of the best intentions, every employer faces discharge decisions, as a result of many factors


Ban on mandatory employment arbitration agreements passed by California Legislature
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 8 2015

On August 27, 2015, the California Legislature passed AB 465, a bill that would make mandatory agreements to arbitrate employment disputes illegal in


Take 5: views you can use : five EEOC initiatives to monitor on the agency’s golden anniversary
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") opened its doors on July 2, 1965, exactly one year after President Lyndon B. Johnson signed


Connecticut limits employer access to employees’ personal online accounts
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

On May 19, 2015, Governor Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut signed Public Act No. 15-6, entitled "An Act Concerning Employee Online Privacy" ("Act"