The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

Wall Street litigation leads to important workplace reforms
September 9, 2013
By: Charles Lamberton

Bank of America agreed on Friday to pay $39 million to women who worked in its Merrill Lynch brokerage operation, another costly settlement of a discrimination case filed by its employees. The agreement, filed Friday evening in a federal court in Brooklyn, was the second by the nation’s largest bank over 10 days. Last week, Merrill Lynch […]

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Pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
June 24, 2013
By: Charles Lamberton

A report released last week by two legal advocacy groups found pregnant workers are routinely discriminated against when they need accommodations due to the physical demands of pregnancy. The DC-based National Women’s Law Center and Better Balance in New York found that women workers around the country, particularly those in low-wage jobs and fields predominately […]

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Time to guarantee paid maternity leave
March 9, 2013
By: Charles Lamberton

The United States remains the only member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, or OECD, that does not guarantee mothers any paid time off from work after the birth of a new child. (see Figure 1) In fact, the United States is one of only three countries in the world—along with Liberia and Papua New Guinea—where workers […]

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