General Employment Matters

On September 4, 2020, under an order from the President of the United States, the director of Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Russell Vought, issued a memorandum titled Training
Continue Reading Thawing the Chilling Effect: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Trainings following the President’s September 2020 Executive Order titled “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping”

Maryland’s Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018, which awaits Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature, imposes stricter waiver and disclosure requirements regarding sexual harassment on Maryland employers beginning on
Continue Reading Maryland Employers Must Adopt Stricter Sexual Harassment Policies

Recently I watched a male attorney speak to opposing counsel (a female) in a condescending, chastising manner that I cannot imagine he would have used if he had been speaking
Continue Reading The Gray is Not Okay – Recognizing Gender Discrimination When it Isn’t Black and White

Volvo Group North America, LLC will pay $70,000 and institute a three-year consent decree to resolve a federal disability discrimination suit brought by the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC).
Continue Reading Volvo Reaches $70k Settlement in Disability Discrimination Suit After Refusing to Hire Applicant on Suboxone