The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

Huge court win for #MeToo
July 6, 2018
By: Charles Lamberton

In Minarsky v. Susquehanna County, 2018 WL 3234243 (3d Cir. July 3, 2018), the Third Circuit reversed summary judgment for the employer because a jury could find that the sexual harassment victim was reasonable in not reporting the harassment for four years.  In a footnote that will be cited for years to come, the Court […]

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What to do when you’re terminated
October 25, 2017
By: Charles Lamberton

Verify the reason for your termination If you were fired, attempt to obtain a written statement of the reason(s) for your termination. If you cannot obtain a statement in writing ask your supervisor or manger to tell you the reason. Then write down for yourself the stated reason and include the date, time, and place (and […]

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Donald Trump, the FBI and pretext
May 10, 2017
By: Charles Lamberton

President Donald Trump’s recent termination of FBI Director James Comey belongs in a textbook on employment discrimination. It shows the way employers can get into legal trouble when firing an employee. It is such a textbook example of a “bad termination,” in fact, that an employer seeking to minimize its exposure to a termination-related lawsuit […]

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