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How to respond to a joke about #MeToo

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I think we expected some backlash,” employment attorney Paula Brantner, a senior adviser to the nonprofit Workplace Fairness, told Moneyish. “And I think this is what people do when something is happening that they don’t feel completely comfortable (with), or maybe they feel vulnerable or worried that they, too, have engaged in harassment -- or that they might need to give up some of their power.

Today's Workplace more

New York City’s transgender community faces significant employment discrimination, new report finds

Zack Ford

Ivanka Trump promised her dad would deliver a great family leave plan. Here’s what we got.

Ryan Koronowski

Economy Gains 155,000 Jobs in November; Unemployment Unchanged at 3.7%

Kenneth Quinnell

Philadelphia Just Passed the Strongest Fair Scheduling Law in the Nation

Bryce Covert

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GCIU-Employer Retirement Fund v. Quad/Graphics, Inc.

Affirmed a judgment against an employer in an action brought under the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 1980. At issue was how to calculate the employer's liability for withdrawing from a multiemployer pension plan after its employees voted to decertify a union as their bargaining representative.

Gorman v. Rensselaer County

Held that a former corrections officer could not proceed with his claim that he suffered retaliation for reporting that another officer (his sister's ex-boyfriend) was misusing a police database. Affirmed summary judgment against his First Amendment and other claims, partly on grounds of qualified immunity.

December 12, 2018

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