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The Laws That Did the Most for Gender Equality in the Workplace
Sex Discrimination

In the struggle for gender equality in the workplace, there are several laws in particular that have aided women in the battle. The Fair Labor Standard Act of 1938 ensures that both men and women earn at least a minimum...

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Could President Trump’s Administration Help with the Gender Pay Gap?
Equal Pay

President Trump has demonstrated some interest in supporting paid family leave, leaving people hopeful for improvement in that area of employment law. There are three primary things the Trump administration could do in order to decrease the gender pay gap....

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The Potential Effects of Bill O’Reilly’s Firing on Working Women
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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Better Treatments from Bosses Means Better Opportunities for Working Mothers
Family Medical Leave and Other Leave Discrimination

Despite the rights granted by the Family Medical Act and the Equal Pay Act, there is so much more companies can do to make it better for working mothers. The Family Leave Act allows employees to take 12 weeks of...

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How a Sexual Harassment Lawyer Would Try to Fix Uber
Sexual Harassment

Tech companies like Uber attract bright, young, and energetic talent, especially when these companies enter into traditionally-run industries. The management of such companies establish forward-thinking organizational strategies and assume those strategies will illuminate all management problems of the past. Unfortunately,...

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An Assistant US Attorney’s Decision to Focus on His Family
Advice

Balancing your career and family life can be one of the most difficult dilemmas working parents face. In the legal profession, this choice can be especially difficult to make, as it was for Tom Spiggle, founder of the Spiggle Law...

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Getting a New Job? Watch Out for These Red Flags of Possible Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment

With all the talk surrounding sexual harassment in the workplace, many people are realizing that it is more deeply engrained into our culture that we might want to admit. Therefore, it is important to understand a company’s culture before committing...

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Pregnancy Discrimination Can Still Occur Even After a Child Is Born
Pregnancy Discrimination

Even with the right to maternity leave granted by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), many women find it difficult to balance family and work, especially when they are expected to return to work soon after giving birth. While the act...

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Facts, Fiction, and Myths About Sexual Harassment at Work
Sexual Harassment

News stories about assault and harassment victims exposing serial sexual harassers like Harvey Weinstein have been covered in major media sources all over the world. The career-threatening backlash that many of these accused parties now face serves as a warning...

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How Harvey Weinstein Used NDAs to Keep His Victims Silent
Non-Disclosure Agreements

Serial sexual harassers, like Harvey Weinstein, often used non-disclosure agreements to silence their victims. But how do they get away with such inappropriate conduct, and why are victims only speaking up now? A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is a legal agreement...

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