Talking is a regular part of everyday human life but, unless you study linguistics, you likely aren’t taking the time to dissect the back and forth of your conversations. What if you did?
Running a business in New York City or State? Or maybe you work in New York and feel like your boss isn’t taking the #MeToo movement seriously? If you work for a New York company you should be aware of the new laws that affect your business. Some requirements take effect as soon as September […]
A zero tolerance rule seems to be an obvious fix. These policies send a direct message your workplace is safe, free from discrimination and/or free from harassment. Why wouldn’t every workplace want to adopt this policy? It turns out, it isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
I got called for jury duty this summer. I know it’s not most people’s favorite thing but, being a lawyer, I don’t mind having an excuse to do nothing but watch other lawyers argue and present evidence. I was genuinely excited when I was chosen for an attempted murder trial that was scheduled to last […]
MoMA PS1, an arts-based not-for-profit in Queens, is being sued for pregnancy discrimination. This surprised me. I thought (hoped?) our society had moved passed punishing women at work for having children. If any workplace is safe from this bad behavior it’s a non-profit based in liberal New York City, right? Art non-profits are supposed to […]