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As promised, here is the audio podcast for the last unit we have focused on: employment discrimination.   And, bonus links about the NFL and standing for the national anthem: Labor union files ULP against anthem threat NFL rule change about standing for the anthem? And another one about defamation in St. Louis (between businesses, […]

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Buckets of links

I owe my worklaw students apologies for being so delayed on podcasts. Scripts for everything we’ve covered since the last quiz except for discrimination are on TWEN, and the discrimination one will be available Wednesday. I still have to record the two new ones, but hope to have those available tomorrow. In the meantime, there […]

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Employment discrimination

I don’t mean to leave employment discrimination out of the podcast fun. I’ve created summaries for the big frameworks or theories of discrimination: disparate treatment, disparate impact, retaliation, and harassment. They are posted in a folder under the “helpful extras” link on TWEN. I also have a podcast on the ADA there because it is […]

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Here are the updated podcasts for disparate impact, retaliation, and harassment. We are caught up with what I have traditionally done. I do often cover the ADA in a podcast, but I think that this year, that is going to be part of our reading. Disparate impact: go here to listen in a new window […]

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Updating podcasts

I’m in the process of updating all of the podcasts for both classes this weekend, having realized that I had not kept up through the semester. Here’s the first one–disparate treatment for employment discrimination. I’ll add more as I get them done. Disparate treatment–play here: Or click this link to open a player–right (control) click […]

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The Benefits of Paternity Leave

Given our discussion in my seminar on Tuesday about parental leave, gender, and feminism, this timely article in the Atlantic seemed worth sharing: Liza Mundy, Daddy Track: The Case for Paternity Leave 

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Writing Contest–Workplace Law

Current students: Do you have a paper on a workplace law topic that you wrote for a seminar, directed research or for one of our law journals that is not submitted for publication? Think about submitting it to the Louis Jackson Memorial National Student Writing Competition. For more information, come see me, or check out […]

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This is one of my favorite topics in employment law. We should have talked about it in employment discrimination, too. MarketplaceAPM: Should employers be allowed to avoid hiring smokers? 29 states currently have “smoker protection” laws http://t.co/TNN22nfNEM #freakonomics Original Tweet: http://twitter.com/MarketplaceAPM/status/324702914096537600 Sent via TweetDeck (www.tweetdeck.com)

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Interesting data for my gender seminar

thenation: Black girls are more likely to be suspended from middle or high school than black boys or white girls. http://t.co/kG72Q0JULD Original Tweet: http://twitter.com/thenation/status/324700194430148608 Sent via TweetDeck (www.tweetdeck.com)

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Harassment and Retaliation

I posted the script for harassment awhile ago, and just now posted the script for retaliation, too. I haven’t shown you the recordings, though. Here they are: harassment retaliation

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