Kristin Starnes Gray

Kristin Starnes Gray

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Another Period: Trial by Idiot

The sophomore season of Another Period is now in full swing with last night’s episode having quite a bit of fun with the judiciary.  If you haven’t already caught this gem of a comedy, it is an American period sitcom spoofing...more

7/8/2016 - Criminal Prosecution Judges Television Shows

No bluff: Wright demands equal pay on House of Cards

Actress Robin Wright, who plays the formidable Claire Underwood on House of Cards, is the latest in the entertainment world to speak out on equal pay. According to a recent interview, Wright demanded equal pay after...more

5/24/2016 - Civil Rights Act EEOC Entertainment Industry Equal Pay Equal Pay Act Gender Discrimination Gender Equity Gender-Based Pay Discrimination NLRA Sex Discrimination Television Shows Title VII Wage and Hour

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team alleges gender wage discrimination

Five star players of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn and Hope Solo) made headlines this week by filing a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment...more

4/4/2016 - Employer Liability Issues Equal Pay Gender Equity Gender-Based Pay Discrimination Olympics Soccer Wage and Hour World Cup

Bloodline: We did a bad thing

“We’re not bad people, but we did a bad thing.” This is the tagline for the Netflix original thriller-drama Bloodline. If you haven’t seen it, run to add it to your watch list immediately. The show takes us into the lives of...more

12/14/2015 - Criminal Background Checks EEOC Employment Discrimination Hiring & Firing Title VII

American Horror Story: Hotel—Gaga for this deliciously terrifying workplace

The latest installment of American Horror Story was off to a screaming start with the premiere of Hotel. If you missed it, proceed with caution as this article contains some minor spoilers on the first episode. This season is...more

10/13/2015 - Hiring & Firing Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

Healthcare Legal Alert: Former Nurse Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Settle Circuit Split On Meal Break And Timekeeping Issue

On July 22, 2013 a former nurse asked the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve a circuit split, which she claims the Sixth Circuit created when it found that the nurse's admitted failure to follow the hospital's procedures for...more

8/6/2013 - FLSA Nurses Payroll Records Rest and Meal Break SCOTUS Timekeeping Wage and Hour

Time To Say Goodbye (For Now)

Series Litigation Value: various harassment, discrimination, and bizarre workers’ compensation matters = astronomical; future employment matters due to Dwight taking over as Regional Manager = enough to keep Dunder Mifflin’s...more

5/31/2013 - Discrimination Human Resources Professionals Sexual Harassment Workplace Romances

No Nonsense

Litigation Value: Office romance with the new Regional Manager (and A.A.R.M.) = fodder for a potential sexual harassment claim; eliminating nonsense from the workplace = every human resources manager’s dream; Dwight giving...more

5/13/2013 - Sexual Harassment Title VII Workplace Romances

Bye Bye Bye

Litigation Value: Michael’s Antics over the Years = Too Many Zeros to Count; Collateral Damage from the Dwight/Jim Feud over the Years = Some Unfortunate Workers’ Compensation Claims; Getting a Super-Sized Finale =...more

3/29/2013

Fire In The Hole

Litigation Value: Fire in the Hole prank = potential assault and battery charges for Dwight (not to mention the dry cleaning bill); Toby’s awkwardly affectionate overtures to Nellie = fodder for a potential hostile work...more

1/25/2013

Rocking Around The Office Tree

Litigation Value: the cost of a new iPod for your office Secret Santa = considerably less now than in Season 2 (depending on the model); potential liability for Scranton holiday antics over the last nine seasons = an obscene...more

12/20/2012 - Ho Ho Ho

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