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ICYMI: Shattering the Ceiling Oct 10-14

Two posts on famous dudes guilty of sexual assault (and probably more), plus the #NotOkay explosion and unfair pay for lawyers.

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Why Are Female Law Partners Making 44% Less Than Men?

Female partners make only 56 cents on the dollar. How do we fix that?

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Trump’s Sex (Discrimination) Scandals Part Three: Criminal Sexual Assault All Over The Country

“If any investigation is going to yield evidence of criminally-prosecutable violations of a Presidential candidate, it’s investigations into Trump’s pattern of serial sexual assaults.”

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ICYMI: Shattering the Ceiling Oct 3-7

One article on how to talk about wanting a promotion. One article on how a victim of sex discrimination might come to be a Trump supporter. And three articles about some of Trump’s most egregious discrimination lawsuits.

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Trump’s Sex (Discrimination) Scandals part two: “Sexy” More Important Than Merit in California

Discrimination lawsuits don’t just teach us Trump is #sexist. They also teach us he doesn’t know how to manage a company, let alone a country.

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Trump’s Sex (Discrimination) Scandals part one: Harassment and Retaliation in Chicago

The unsavory aspects of Trump we see on the campaign trail are his M.O. in the workplace as well.

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Trump’s Disregard for Antidiscrimination Laws Goes Back Decades

Q.  What do the DOJ, Sen. McCarthy, and multiple NY civil rights organizations have in common? A.  Why, Donald Trump, of course. Anyone who has paid attention to this election won’t be surprised to learn that Donald Trump has been sued more than once for discrimination.  But what may surprise is that the first lawsuit he […]

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Employers Should Absorb The Cost of Tampons

Most often I’d tuck it up the sleeve of my cardigan, turning my wrist in so it wouldn’t slip out.  If I needed free hands, I’d hide it in my waistband.  Dresses posed more of a problem. With no pockets and no long sleeves, I’d have to get creative.  Worst case, it meant taking my whole, […]

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Judge Merrick Garland and Class Actions: What Will Happen?

The recent big news in lawyer land is the nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to replace Justice Scalia. He is, by all appearances, eminently qualified, a model public servant, and at least a tad (I say in jest) to the left of the late […]

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Turn on, Tune In, Opt Out: How Workers Can Resist Unfair Arbitration Agreements

Arbitration agreements are quickly becoming employers’ best and most common defense against class action lawsuits by their employees. As discussed in the recent New York Times article “Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking the Deck of Justice,” in addition to depriving employees of the opportunity to have their claims heard in court, arbitration agreements often waive employees’ right to […]

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