Sep 17, 2018

Gender Stereotyping in Employment

NH Gender Stereotyping – Tennis star Serena Williams has gotten a lot of attention of late, for her argument that a male U.S. Open referee punished her more severely for her outbursts on the court than he would have punished …

Jul 26, 2018

Trap for the Unwary: Answering an EEOC Questionnaire Is NOT Filing A Charge

EEOC – Employees who have been subject to unlawful discrimination in the workplace often call our firm thinking that they have filed a claim with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the New Hampshire Commission for Human …

Jul 16, 2018

Recent Court Rulings Help Employees Pursue Equal Pay Act Claims, Part I

Equal Pay – Recently, two (2) different Federal Courts issued decisions that should help employees bringing Equal Pay Act claims prove that pay differentials are illegal.  The Court decisions do so by making it more difficult for employers to defend …

Jul 12, 2018

Public Employees Whose Government Employers Stigmatize Them Can Pursue A Claim

Stigmatization Claim – The First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston recently held that circumstances may exist where a government employee’s termination so damages the employee’s reputation that the government violates his liberty interest protected under the Due Process Clause …

Apr 11, 2018

What If I’m Fired For Missing Work for Jury Duty in N.H.?

NH Jury Duty – Our justice system depends on citizens serving as jurors.  But the civic duty of jury service can unquestionably pose a burden, not only to the person called for jury service but to the person’s employer as …

Apr 10, 2018

“April 10 is Equal Pay Day”

Today is Equal Pay Day.  In recognition of the day, some commercial establishments are giving women 20% off today.  A report of the Joint Economic Committee of Congress published in April of 2016 explains the significance of this discount.  The …

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