Selected recent press mentions

A Pa. mom says her boss forced her out of her job during the pandemic. She sued, by Robin Shulman, Philadelphia Inquirer, March 14, 2021

Parental discrimination lawsuits and HR, by Carol Patton,, December 17, 2020

Parents Say Employers Are Illegally Firing Them During Pandemic, by David Yaffe-Bellany, Bloomberg, November 11, 2020

Bank of American to accommodate nursing moms after labor department investigates, by Allie Ciaramella, Fastinform, August 7, 2020

A Boss Made a Mom Sign a ‘Lactation Agreement.’ Is That Legal? by Ariel Wodarcyk, Working Mother, January 14, 2020

If You’re Pregnant and Working, Know Your Rights, by Robin Shulman, New York Times Parenting, September 18, 2019

Boss Denies Mom Pumping Breaks, Says It’s Just a ‘Diet Plan to Lose Weight,’ by Audrey Goodson Kingo, Working Mother, July 17, 2019

More Parents Than Ever Are Suing Their Employers for Discrimination–and Winning, by Stephanie Emma Pfeffer, Working Mother, July 17, 2019

More American men clamor for paternity leave: ‘A father shouldn’t have to be lucky to form a bond with his child,’ by Andrew Keshner, MarketWatch, July 27, 2019

Suit against Jones Day alleges ‘archaic gender roles’ and photo altering, by Debra Cassens Weiss, ABA Journal, August 15, 2019

Couple Sues Law Firm Over Parental Leave, Wages and a Firing, by Noam Scheiber, New York Times, August 14, 2019

Law Firms Court Risk With 2-Tiered Parental Leave Plans, by Braden Campbell, Law360, June 7, 2019

How a dad’s lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase could lead to more equal parental leave elsewhere, by Jena McGregor, Washington Post, June 6, 2019

Equity for Fathers in Parental Leave Is Affirmed in New Case, by Noam Scheiber, New York Times, May 30, 2019,

For Midsize Firms With Outdated Parental Policies, Getting Sued is Just One of Many Hidden Costs,, January 11, 2019

Working Remotely Is on the Rise, But It Comes With Its Share of Downsides, by Victoria Hudgins,, December 5, 2018

Has #MeToo made men wary of working closely with women? by Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun, October 8, 2018

McDonald’s Workers Across the U.S. Stage #MeToo Protests, by Rachel Abrams, New York Times, September 18, 2018

How to Recognize – and Avoid – Caregiver Discrimination, by Rita Zeidner, SHRM, August 23, 2018

Lawsuit alleges AT&T’s absence policies discriminate against pregnant women: ‘Workers aren’t machines,’ by Emily Wax-Thibodeaux, Washington Post, May 16, 2018

Accusations in the #MeToo era: How companies handle complaints, by Elizabeth Chuck, NBC News, December 17, 2017

Millennials See Paternity Leave as a Priority, by Ronald Alsop, New York Times, November 28, 2017

Are fathers ‘secondary’ caregivers? A JPMorgan employee claims its policy is biased, by Jena McGregor, Washington Post, June 15, 2017

Workplaces must give moms space to pump breast milk. Women share what it’s really like, by Amy Joyce, Washington Post, August 2, 2017

Gretchen Carlson Suit Aims at Retaliation Over Discrimination, by Noam Scheiber, New York Times, July 8, 2016

Court fights over family leave heat up, and workers often win, by Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle, June 6, 2016

Employee Caregivers Are Filing More Lawsuits, by Stephen Miller, Society for Human Resource Management, May 24, 2016

Caregivers are winning workplace discrimination cases, by Rex Huppke, Chicago Tribune, May 21, 2016

The discrimination lawsuit you didn’t see coming, by Diane Stafford, Kansas City Star, May 19, 2016

Americans Are Filing More Lawsuits Alleging Caregiver Discrimination. Here’s Why, by Elissa Strauss,, May 18, 2016

Focus on Family-Caregiver Discrimination Growing, by Kristen B. Frasch, Human Resource Executive Online, February 10, 2015

With Supreme Court case pending, UPS reverses policy on pregnant workers, by Brigid Schulte, The Washington Post blog, October 29, 2014

Let employer know you’re pregnant with straightforward, simple approach, by Marla Caceres, Chicago Tribune, February 18, 2014

Standing Up for the Rights of New Fathers, Tara Siegel Bernard, New York Times, November 9, 2013, on page B1

Expert Perspectives: Legal Insights into Levs’ Paternity Leave Discrimination Case, by Scott Behson, Fathers, Work and Family blog, November 21, 2013

Do women’s intiatives work? by Deborah Graham, ABA Journal, June 1, 2013