The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

Sex and the Supreme Court
June 16, 2020
By: Charles Lamberton

Those reading the newspapers know that the Supreme Court recently ruled in Bostock v. Clayton County that employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender status is discrimination based on sex. Why is this so? As I have argued for many years, an employer can’t act on the basis of sexual orientation or gender status […]

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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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Results: $500,000 in pregnancy discrimination case
June 20, 2012
By: Charles Lamberton

Mr. Lamberton recently obtained a significant recovery for a client in a pregnancy discrimination case, involving a current cash component and reinstatement offer with a combined total cash value of more than $500,000.  The employer will also revamp its written employment policies, and provide training to its managers on the civil rights laws.

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