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  • 20 Jun 2022
    Elizabeth A. Hoffmann

    Breastfeeding Moms Need Formula, too, Because Workplace Milk-Pumping Accommodations Often Inadequate

    To date, millions of American parents have been impacted by the baby formula shortage but breastfeeding parents largely remain unpanicked. Social media has exploded with posts taking note of this and suggesting that this benefit might spur reluctant parents to embrace breastfeeding. But this advice fails to acknowledge that breastfeeding without supplementing with formula is […]

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  • 25 Jan 2018
    Joseph A. Seiner

    Workplace Harassment and The Supreme Court

    Joseph A. Seiner, author of The Supreme Court's New Workplace, on the procedural rulings of the highest in the land and how it affects workplace harassment claims in the US.

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  • 25 May 2017
    Sandy Hershcovis

    Social Death at Work

    Originally posted on Sandyhershcovis.org Lately I’ve become interested in workplace ostracism as a form of workplace aggression. Most research lumps ostracism with other forms of mistreatment (incivility, bullying, etc.), but a recent chapter by Sandra Robinson and Kira Schabram (in press), has convinced me that it is in fact quite different, and possibly much more painful […]

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  • 26 May 2016
    Joanna L. Grossman

    In Defense of America’s Working Women

    Dilek Edwards was fired from her job as a yoga instructor and massage therapist in New York City’s financial district because she was “too cute.”  The practice was owned by Charles Nicolai and his wife, Stephanie Adams. Although Edwards had little contact with Nicolai, and a strictly professional relationship, Adams sent Edwards a threatening, out-of-the-blue […]

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