Employment Blog

New Tax Law Makes it More Expensive for Employers to Quietly Settle Sexual Harassment Claims
Sexual Harassment

Before we begin, here’s the legal fine print. I am not a tax law professional or advisor. What follows is not meant as specific tax advice for you (even if you are a client of my firm). This post is...

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Quartz: I’m a Sexual Harassment Lawyer. Here’s my Advice to Men
Sexual Harassment

December 15, 2017 The tidal wave of men in Hollywood, Congress and the media losing their jobs after allegations of sexual harassment has spurred many men in much less lofty positions to worry about their own pasts. Across the country, mid-level managers are...

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Proposed Law Would Ban Forced Arbitration in Sexual Harassment Cases
Sexual Harassment

You may not have to stretch your imagination very far to picture this: your work has become a living nightmare due to your boss’s persistent unwanted sexual advances. You’ve told him to stop countless times, but he won’t. You’ve filed...

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LinkedIn: I’m a Sexual Harassment Lawyer. Here’s My Advice to Men in the Workplace
Sexual Harassment

December 13, 2017 The tidal wave of men in Hollywood, Congress and the media losing their jobs after allegations of sexual harassment has spurred many men in much less lofty positions to worry about their own pasts. Across the country,...

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CBS News: Why Sexual Harassment Suits are so Hard to Win
Sexual Harassment

December 7, 2017 Sexual harassment lawyer Tom Spiggle can look out across the Potomac River and see where the easy court cases are. Only a bridge separates his Arlington, Virginia, headquarters — located in a state with no sexual harassment...

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LinkedIn: How Banning Non-Disclosure Agreements on Sexual Harassment Cases Could Hurt Women
Sexual Harassment

November 30, 2017 Victims of sexual harassment are no longer staying silent. The recent wave of allegations against popular figures such as former “Today Show” anchor Matt Lauer, radio host Garrison Keillor and Congressman John Conyers has shown a sea...

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LinkedIn: Following the ‘Pence Rule’ in the Workplace Will Get You Sued
In the News, Sexual Harassment

November 28, 2017 In the wake of ongoing sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood, Congress and the media, some male bosses are thinking of adopting what is known as the “Pence Rule.” Common among evangelical Christians, the rule is based on the practices of...

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Law Crossing: 5 Steps to Fighting Sexual Harassment within Law Firms
In the News, Sexual Harassment

November 16, 2017 In early October of 2017, The New York Times published a damning article about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and his long history of sexual harassment. The story seemingly opened a floodgate where women came forward to share...

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