Cooper Erving & Savage, LLP

The Employment Law Group of Cooper Erving & Savage

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Introduction to Firm's Employment Practice

From a civil rights perspective, aside from the Constitution itself, the most important law ever passed was the Civil Rights Act of 1871, which gave citizens the right to sue governmental officials who violate their constitutional rights. Our firm is one of the very few in the nation that can say it was in existence in 1871 when that law was passed.

We use that law, now known as 42 United States Code section 1983, and the many other civil rights, employment, and labor laws passed since that time, in fighting to get justice for our clients who have been victims of abuses of power either at the hands of governmental officials or private employers. We work hard for our clients and are dedicated to these very important and special cases, because this line of work is at the very heart of what makes the United States a democratic society and what can make us a more just society.

If you believe you have been mistreated and are seeking a remedy of this kind, we would be pleased to hear from you.

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Topic of the Week

Millennial Bosses

If you haven't already worked for a younger boss, it won't be long. So the days of forcing younger employees to adjust to the rest of us are in the past, it's now our job to adjust to them.

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Blog of the Week

Slate column asks readers to see the ‘upside’ of sexual harassment in the office

On Tuesday, Slate published another example of a powerful person abusing that power and thus endangering women in the workplace.

Thought for the Week

"The reason people blame things on the previous generations is that there's only one other choice."

–Doug Larson

List of the Week

from Norwegian University of Life Science

Nature Works: Working Without Windows

  • Workers without windows in cubes or offices were 5 times more likely to bring plants
  • Workers without windows were 3 times more likely to bring pictures of nature
  • Workers use pictures and plants to compensate for the lack of a window  

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Employers would pocket $5.8 billion of workers’ tips under Trump administration’s proposed ‘tip stealing’ rule
  2. The Reckoning: Women and Power in the Workplace
  3. Healthcare Insecurities Keep Workers Locked in Jobs
  4. Under Trump, Union Election Rules Could Be Tilted In Employers’ Favor
  5. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case on Bias Against Gay Workers

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