Though decades have passed since equal pay legislation was first introduced, significant pay inequity persists across gender, race, ethnicity and other protected characteristics. According to the National Women's Law Center, women in New York typically make 88 cents for every dollar paid to men. For Black women, it's 65 cents, and for Latina women, it's 56 cents.
Zero Tolerance: Best Practices For Combating Sex-Based Harassment In The Legal Profession, Editor
Gregory S. Chiarello, American Bar Association, Commission on Women in the Profession, 2018
Employer Witnesses: Preparing to Depose in Discrimination Litigation (Pro-Employee)
Gregory S. Chiarello, Lexis Practice Advisor Note, September 2017
Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets in Employment Law: An International Survey
Wendi S. Lazar and Katherine Blostein 2010 Contributor, treatise, published by BNA
Changing Economy Impacts Executive Pay
Wendi S. Lazar, Pension & Benefits Daily, published by Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA), 2009, with Co-Author, Katherine Blostein.
Arbitrability Of Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Claims
This article explores the arguments presented by member firms and registered employees, and outlines what arbitration panels have decided. Laurence S. Moy. Pearl Zachlewski, Linda Neilan, and Katherine Blostein. The Neutral Corner, Newsletter of FINRA Neutrals, Volume 1, 2008.
Since the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), arbitrators handling employment claims may be faced with a throny question concerning SOX whistleblower claims: Should a SOX claim be litigated in court or arbitrated? Ultimately, the question comes to whether SOX whistleblower claims constitute "employment discrimination" claims, and are thus exempt from arbitration under Rule 13201 of the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Industry Disputes (Code). This article explores the arguments presented by member firms and registered employees and outlines what arbitration panels have decided.