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  • U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Protects Against LGBTQ Discrimination
    U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Protects Against LGBTQ Discrimination

    The word “landmark” does not begin to cover the impact that the Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County (June 15, 2020) will have on employment discrimination. In a 6-3 decision, the ...

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  • New York Repeals Civil Service Law §50-A, Making  it Easier to Obtain Complete Document Production
    New York Repeals Civil Service Law §50-A, Making it Easier to Obtain Complete Document Production

    On June 9, 2020, the New York State Legislature voted to strike down New York Civil Service Law §50-a as part of a broader effort to reform police practices in the wake of protests over the killing of ...

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  • Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in New York
    Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in New York

    On October 23, 2017, journalist Ronan Farrow published an article in The New Yorker called " From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein's Accusers Tell Their Stories. " The piece, ...

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  • Woman Fired for 'Flipping Off' the President; Was it Legal?
    Woman Fired for 'Flipping Off' the President; Was it Legal?

    Woman Fired for 'Flipping Off' the President; Was it Legal? Company claimed off-duty action violated code of conduct Can you be fired for your political views? What about your off-hours conduct? How ...

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  • Defend Trade Secrets Act & Whistleblower Protections
    Defend Trade Secrets Act & Whistleblower Protections

    When an employee learns that their employer or the higher-ups in the company have intentionally broken the law and violated regulations, they are encouraged to come forth and tell the government of ...

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