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Is Misogyny Protected Activity? Part 2

This post was originally written by Barbara E. Hoey and posted on Kelley Drye’s Labor Days Blog. Earlier, we blogged about James Damore, an engineer at Google who was terminated for his memo, which openly expressed his belief that women were not “biologically suited” for certain types of positions and criticism of the company’s efforts to … Continue Reading

A “Smoky” Legal Issue for 2018 – Medical/Recreational Marijuana In the “Workplace”

This blog was originally posted on Kelley Drye’s Labor Days Blog and written by Barbara E. Hoey and Alyssa Smilowitz. Marijuana remains illegal under federal law. However, there are many states, and a few cities, which have legalized medical and recreational marijuana – creating challenges for employers, as these laws “sprout up” (pun intended) across … Continue Reading

No Summer Breaks for the EEOC

This post was written by Barbara E. Hoey and originally posted on Kelley Drye’s Labor Days Blog. As many of us settle into September, with fond memories of our summer vacations, do not think that the federal agencies were on a hiatus. In fact and despite predictions that the EEOC under the new administration would … Continue Reading

Is Misogyny Protected Activity?

This post was written by Barbara E. Hoey and Steven R. Nevolis and originally posted on Kelley Drye’s Labor Days Blog. The blogs and networks have been buzzing over the past few days with news that a senior software engineer at Google – James Damore – had taken it upon himself to write and post on an … Continue Reading
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