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Amanda Farahany on the #MeToo Backlash We Didn't See Coming...

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Sep 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s been nearly two years since the #MeToo movement became a focus of attention in the media, on Twitter and in our daily lives. In that time, awareness and open discussions about sexual harassment have increased significantly. As celebrities, corporate executives, and public figures have been identified and held accountable, in various ways, for their alleged acts of sexual harassment, hope bloomed that positive change was on the horizon for women across the country. Change has come, particularly in the workplace, but sometimes in the form of backlash.

Best Lawyers in America 2020 Edition

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Aug 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

We are proud to announce that Barrett & Farahany attorneys Amanda A. Farahany and V. Severin Roberts have been recognized lawyers of The Best Lawyers in America (2020 Edition). Amanda A. Farahany Employment Law Litigation - Labor Employment V. Severin Roberts Litigation - Labor Em...

Attorney Amanda Farahany contributes in Women's Business Daily article: "Pregnancy and Your Workplace: Know Your Rights"

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | May 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

Employment lawyer Amanda Farahany of Atlanta's Barrett & Farahany was a contributor of Women's Business Daily article: "Pregnancy and Your Workplace: Know Your Rights". “When you learn that you are expecting a baby, you likely want to focus on your health and the well-being of your growing fam...

Attorney Amanda Farahany featured in Business Daily article: "Split 11th Circuit Court Eases Job Discrimination Standard Slightly"

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Employment lawyer Amanda Farahany of Atlanta's Barrett & Farahany was critical of the court's conclusion. “The Eleventh Circuit has taken a confusing standard and made it convoluted, and increased the burden on plaintiffs,” said Farahany, who is not involved in the case. “The only thing that i...

2 Common Types of Workplace Retaliation

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Jan 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many assume that if they were to experience illegal workplace retaliation, they would know it was happening. In many cases, the employee is aware of the situation, and they seek justice through legal means. But what happens when an employee isn't aware that what they are enduring is actually ille...

Sexual Harassment: Watch for Warning Signs

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Jan 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Since the #MeToo movement, both employers and employees are more aware of sexual harassment in the workplace. One of the messages that the social movement made clear was that those who engage in sexual harassment need to be held accountable for their behavior. Many employers responded with more s...

How to Identify Wrongful Termination

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Jan 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Have you been fired from a job? If so, do you know if your termination was legal? A wrongful (i.e, illegal) termination occurs when an employee is fired in violation of federal, state or local laws, or the terms of their employment contract. Were You Wrongfully Terminated from Your Job? Was it D...

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