Entries by eandb

Mother Whose Son Died by Suicide After Cyberbullying on Anonymous Messaging Apps Commends Snap for Banning All Anonymous Messaging Apps and Calls on Other Companies to Do the Same

Today, Kristin Bride, mother of Carson Bride who died by suicide at age 16 after being bullied on anonymous messaging apps commended Snap Inc. (operator of Snapchat app) for making a decision to ban these features on the platform sought by teens. She calls on other tech companies to remove the same inherently dangerous anonymous […]

What is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

Sexual harassment in the workplace has been illegal since 1964. Some forms of sexual misconduct, including rape and sexual assault, are even criminal, but it still happens all too often. If you have been treated differently or faced verbal or physical harassment at work, talk to an experienced sexual discrimination attorney to explore your options […]

How Does the HERO Act Affect Employees?

The past year and a half have been hard for New York residents and essential workers worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to just how unprepared businesses were to respond to infectious diseases at work. Now the HERO Act aims to set a new standard, empowering employees to stand up when their employers put […]

One Fair Wage Says Darden Restaurants’ Tips Policy Caused Racial and Gender Discrimination

Can working on tips perpetuate racial or gender discrimination at work? The advocacy group One Fair Wage has filed a lawsuit against industry giant Darden Restaurants arguing that the company’s tips policy caused racial discrimination and sexual harassment by its customers to go unchecked. Olive Garden Parent Company Comes Under Fire for Discrimination On April […]

Diversity in Law Firms: Will We See Progress Without Protests?

In the summer of 2020, protests erupted across the country in the wake of the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. The protests drew attention to racial discrimination and the problem of meaningful diversity in every industry, law included. But what has happened to the pledges of Big Law firms to do better in […]