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Are Plaintiffs Getting a Raw Deal in Employment Law Cases

September 26, 2008
One of the authors of a new study argues that a drop in the number of employment law cases filed in federal court is not a reflection of diminishing bias in the workplace, but the result of workers being discouraged about their chances of success in a system dominated by conservative judges appointed by the Bush administration.
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10-Plus Tips for Succeeding in an EEOC Mediation Part Two

September 12, 2008
The best approach, of course, is to avoid an EEOC charge altogether, but that’s not always possible. In part two of this article, an EEOC insider—a former agency mediator who mediated more than 500 cases of alleged discrimination—offers tips on how to effectively conduct yourself in EEOC mediation, and shares some ideas on how to avoid being involved with the agency in the future.
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10-Plus Tips for Succeeding in an EEOC Mediation Part One

August 31, 2008
In the first installment of a two-part article, an EEOC insider—a former agency mediator who mediated more than 500 cases of alleged discrimination—talks about simmering workplace disputes and how to defuse them, thereby possibly avoiding an EEOC charge. She also offers tips on how to prepare for a successful EEOC mediation.
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Appeal for Diversity

July 18, 2008
To better serve their multicultural customer markets, corporations are putting pressure on the law firms they hire to diversify. But advocates say minorities have made only moderate gains in the legal profession.
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