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The Geek In Review Ep. 52 – Andie Kramer and Al Harris on Their New Book, It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace

While we could talk all day with the husband and wife team of Andie Kramer and Al Harris about being BigLaw Partners, it is their work on women’s conflicts and bias in the workplace which brings them on the show today. Andie and Al recently released their second book, It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace: Women’s Conflict at Work and the Bias That Built It. And we jump in with both feet to discuss how the workplace environment, even at law firms (or maybe, especially at law firms), is designed to...
Tags: Podcast, Workplace, Law, Women, Uncategorized, Gartner, Discrimination, Bias, Mcqueen, Andie, Al Harris, Vivia Chen, Andie Kramer, Jerry David DeCicca, CorporateCounsel


It’s Alive! Summary Judgment Lives in Employment Discrimination Cases

Can an employer ever win a motion for summary judgment on a discrimination case in state court? The prevailing wisdom is no.  A fool’s errand, some might say. But a new Connecticut Appellate Court case (Alvarez v. City of Middletown) shows at least what’s possible. The case has some details that stand out. The Plaintiff was a probationary police officer who was seeking a more permanent position. In the course of his employment, he had performance deficiencies that were noted. In February 2015, a...
Tags: Law, Police Officer, Performance, Discrimination, Termination, Litigation, Probation, Public Sector, Alvarez, Waterbury, Middletown, Appellate Court, Discrimination & Harassment, Summary Judgment, Connecticut Appellate Court, Inference




Employment lawyer with higher ed experience in Minneapolis area?

St. Cloud State University is poised to selectively fire tenured faculty in some targeted programs, pleading financial exigency, but in violation of its own rules... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Minneapolis, Brian Leiter, St Cloud State University



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