Employment Law Consultant’s Blog (02-20-18)


Today;s Blog contains information  about HR 620: “The ADA Education and Reform Act”  which just passed the House and is on its way to the Senate.

A book and chart on the gender pay gap.

The  transcript from a PBS:NewsHour story on employers hiring formerly incarcerated individuals in Baltimore and a “link” to a related report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

An article on the status Office of Violence Against Women  (U.S. Department if Justice” and a “link” to its website.

The Blog ends with a story about why some of us like thinks spicy,

✔ ADA: from the ACLU “HR 620-Myths and Truths About The ADA Education and Reform Act” Myths Also see the article from the Washington Post entitled “ House Passes Bill Critics Say Would Undermine Disability Rights” Bill Passes

✔ Long Read: Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club in Silicon Valley by Emily Chang Brotopia

✔ From Vox  “A Stunning Chart shows the true cause of the gender pay cap: The gender wage gap is really a child care penalty” Pay Gap

✔ From PBS: Newshour: In Baltimore , more employers hiring formerly incarcerated people” PBS-Newshour Also see: “Reentry and Barriers to Employment” by the Annie E. Casey Foundation Barriers

 ✔ from the Washington Post: “The Daily 202: Trump still hasn’t nominated a director for the Violence Against Women office at the  Justice Department Unfilled Post  Learn about the Office on Violence Against Women at Office

✔ Spice? From the BBC “Why some of us like it hot” Spice

As always your comments and suggestions are welcomed.

I will return on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Thank you,



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