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Employees or Independent Contractors? Insights from Japan

Published March 29th, 2019 -

Recently in the United States, in response to the emergence of “gig economy,” the debate whether gig workers are misclassified as independent contractors has been heated.  Japan’s practice with regard to the definition of employee could give meaningful insight... More »

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Religious Freedom for All, and Accommodation for Some

Published March 15th, 2019 -

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees from discrimination based on religion. With respect to religion, 42 USC 2000e(j) requires an employer to “reasonably accommodate” an employee’s beliefs and practices. But while an employer will alway... More »

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The WNBA’s Glass Ceiling

Published February 27th, 2019 -

Since its inception as the best women’s basketball league in the world, the WNBA has been on a mission to empower young girls and women. WNBA teams pursue this mission through specific team-wide programs, such as the Atlanta Dream’s Inspiring Women campaign. A... More »