Monthly Archives: November 2013

Giving Thanks: One Food Drive Sparks Controversy, Another Creates Solidarity

You don’t often see “controversial” and “charity food drive” in the same headline, but that’s exactly what has been happening over the past week.  With Thanksgiving upon us, Walmart once again takes the cake (pumpkin pie?) for being the biggest turkey.  The mammoth retail chain pays its employees so poorly that a Walmart in Canton, […]

Why It Does Matter: Congress Debates Anti-Discrimination Law for LGBT Employees

In a courageous op-ed published Monday, November 4, Congressman and gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud announced that he was gay. “Allow me to save them the trouble with a simple, honest answer,” he wrote. “Yes, I am.  But why should it matter?”  Rep. Michaud is right.  It shouldn’t matter.  Sexual orientation should have nothing to do […]

Sex, Lies, and Videotape: Should Customs and Border Protection Have Paid My Client $285,000 to Settle Her Harassment Case?

I usually don’t crow in public about my victories.  My mom taught me to be modest and let others do your bragging for you.  Besides, every case is different, and I don’t think people are all that interested in reading or hearing about the nitty gritty details that can make the difference between winning and […]