Blog Posts in May, 2018

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  • Unwanted Workload Reductions Due to Pregnancy
    Unwanted Workload Reductions Due to Pregnancy

    Although there has been a lot of progress towards eliminating workplace discrimination, some employers still hold the outdated view that pregnant women should not work or that their work should be ...

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  • The Corporation and the Individual: Human Capital and Beyond
    The Corporation and the Individual: Human Capital and Beyond

    On Thursday, March 29, 2018, Amanda A. Farahany spoke as a panel member at the 2018 Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review Symposium: The Corporation and the Individual. In a ...

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  • Wrongful Termination & Pregnancy Discrimination
    Wrongful Termination & Pregnancy Discrimination

    Women who are pregnant, planning on getting pregnant or have recently given birth are protected against discrimination and wrongful termination by various laws, including the federal Pregnancy ...

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  • When Employer's Go Too Far - Disability-Related Inquiries and Medical Examinations under the Americans with Disabilities Act
    When Employer's Go Too Far - Disability-Related Inquiries and Medical Examinations under the Americans with Disabilities Act

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) limits an employer’s ability to make disability-related inquiries or require medical examinations. During employment, employers “shall not require a medical ...

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  • Avoiding Common Timeliness Pitfalls to Claims of Sexual Harassment in the Federal Workplace
    Avoiding Common Timeliness Pitfalls to Claims of Sexual Harassment in the Federal Workplace

    In this #metoo era, federal employees facing sexual harassment, many of whom have long remained silent due to fears of career setbacks or other retaliation, may finally feel more comfortable coming ...

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  • #MeToo Civil Assault Cases
    #MeToo Civil Assault Cases

    On Wednesday, April 25, Kathy Harrington Sullivan participated in a panel presentation on pursuing civil claims for sexual assault victims. Topics included approaches for effectively assessing and ...

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