Employment Blog

NY Woman Fired for Racist Off-Duty Behavior in Central Park: Business and Legal Considerations
In the News, Race Discrimination

  By now you’ve probably heard about Amy Cooper who had a confrontation with Christian Cooper (no relation) in Central Park. In case you haven’t, Ms. Cooper (who is white) called the police on Mr. Cooper (who is black) after...

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Reopening Washington D.C and Virginia
In the News

  All 50 states have begun to ease the pandemic restrictions set up in response to COVID-19, but as many of these states had reopened, a number of the “hotspot” regions remained on lockdown. On Friday, May 29, the Stay...

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Judge Ruling Causes Setback to Equal Pay for U.S. Women’s Soccer
Equal Pay, In the News

  Despite earning their fourth World Cup title last summer, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (WNT) faced a significant loss off the field this month. The WNT claimed that they were paid less than the U.S. men’s national soccer...

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The Potential Effects of Bill O’Reilly’s Firing on Working Women
In the News, Sexual Harassment

A little over a year ago, Fox News lost two of its top leaders, host Bill O’Reilly and founder Roger Ailes. Both men were fired over sexual harassment accusations. This was a great victory for women working at Fox News,...

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Spiggle Law Named One of the Fastest-Growing Firms in the Country
In the News

D.C. metro-based employment law group supporting workers receives Law Firm 500 award The Spiggle Law Firm was recently named one of the fastest-growing law firms in the country by the 2018 Law Firm 500. This award recognizes small law firms...

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New Bill Could Restrict Access to Certain Websites for Government Employees
In the News

On July 17 the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee passed the Federal Information Systems Safeguards Act of 2018. This bill could severely restrict the websites any federal worker accesses while at work. The bill also gives the head of...

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The Effect of President Trump’s Recent Executive Orders on Federal Workers
In the News

Executive orders issued from the President of the United States have the force of law and are binding on federal agencies. In some instances, they can have a significant effect on the labor rights of federal employees. President Trump recently...

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The Spiggle Law Firm Launches 7-Step Self-Help Initiative on Wrongful Termination
Discrimination, In the News, Litigation

The founder of the Spiggle Law Firm, Tom Spiggle, has designed a 7-step self-help employment law program for workers who have been fired, or are afraid that they might be, to learn more about their options. The DIY video and...

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Tom Spiggle to Speak at the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association 2018 CLE Conference
Discrimination, In the News, Litigation

Tom Spiggle will join a list of notable speakers on Feb. 2, 2018 at the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA)’s 2018 CLE Conference at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. Spiggle will join Christine Webber with Cohen Milstein and Alan...

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Tom Spiggle Joins Georgetown Panel to Discuss Impact of the Law on Gig Economy
Discrimination, In the News, Termination

January 25, 2017   Tom Spiggle joined a panel of speakers today at Georgetown Law as part of the “The Changing Nature of Low-Wage Work: How Automation & the Gig Economy Impact the Future of Work” event discussing the impact of employment...

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