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Fast food

Daniel Barcelona, CC BY 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Did I ever tell you guys about the wacky race discrimination case I defended involving a male fast-food franchise employee caught on video smacking a female co-worker? Continue reading

Ice cream with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and a wafer (cropped)

Nicolas Ettlin, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

You (soft) served up one pun too many, Eric.

Geez! I might have blown my chance at drafting press releases for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Then again, anything is popsicle when you’re the cream of the crop.

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Young Black Lives Matter activists are holding a colorful Stop Racism sign (50115127871)

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Imagine a non-union widget factory in which widget makers want to unionize. As part of the unionizing campaign, one of the widget makers decides to wear a vest on which he writes “Widget Lives Matter.” Management is concerned that this vest is racially insensitive, will foster employee dissension, and potentially become a PR nightmare. So, it orders the employee to remove the vest.

Is this legal? Continue reading

Syringe and vaccination record card on blue background

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The Miami Heat made news twice yesterday. First, the rumor mill has the franchise closely tied to a deal for Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry. Of course, my beloved Philadelphia 76ers are also in the mix to bring the Villanova grad back home to the City of Brotherly Love.

But the bigger Miami Heat news is that vaccinated fans will soon have their own sections at Miami Heat games. Continue reading

One of the proudest days in an attorney’s legal career is making partner. There are two tiers of partnership in most law firms: (1) non-equity/contract partner; and (2) shareholder/equity partner. Ascending to that second shareholder tier means that you own part of the business. How cool is that?

But, if things eventually go sideways, the shareholder may be SOL. Continue reading

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Yesterday, both Law360 (here) and Bloomberg (here) reported that the U.S. Department of Labor had begun investigating whether Microsoft violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the federal anti-discrimination law the prohibits race bias, when Microsoft decided to double the number of Black managers and executives.

In full transparency, Microsoft announced the news too! Continue reading

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