The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

Woman fired because boss gets erection
December 22, 2012
By: Charles Lamberton

A dentist acted legally when he fired an assistant that he found attractive simply because he and his wife viewed the woman as a threat to their marriage, the all-male Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday. The court ruled 7-0 that bosses can fire employees they see as an “irresistible attraction,” even if the employees have […]

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Pay gap between men and women narrowing
November 29, 2012
By: Charles Lamberton

According to the latest numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) last week, based on the weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers, women now earn 82 percent as much as men – up from 64 percent in 1980. In recent discussions of the wage gap, a different figure – 77 percent – has […]

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Some tips for expecting moms and new moms
November 11, 2012
By: Charles Lamberton

Pregnancy discrimination involves treating a woman (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) forbids discrimination based on pregnancy when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, such as […]

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