The saga continues following new rules prohibiting federal contractors from conducting certain types of diversity training. Continue reading
If I’m taking the plaintiff’s deposition, and I hear these words escape his lips when describing the termination meeting with this supervisor, well, I’m not sure how I would go about maintaining my poker face. Continue reading
Rarely — and by “rarely,” I mean usually — I’ll have an employer client ask me about countersuing an employee that has just sued the company.
First, you’re probably just throwing good money after bad. But, I generally don’t debate this with my more “principled” clients — at least the ones willing to pay me a large retainer 😉.
But, there’s a bigger issue. Continue reading
Imagine not only facing a Charge of Discrimination that one of your employees has filed with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission but also enduring an investigation where the EEOC ultimately concludes there is reasonable cause to believe discrimination has occurred.
Uggh. Continue reading
As Microsoft deals with a government investigation into its diversity hiring program, the rest of you federal contractors should take note of these new Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFFCP) guidelines addressing the White House “Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.” Continue reading
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.