Earlier this year, the Obama Administration was heavily criticized for its rush to judgment against Shirley Sherrod, the then-Secretary of Agriculture.  After allegations of racist remarks at an NAACP meeting in Georgia, the Administration demanded her immediate resignation.  Only problem — the video showing the alleged racist statements had been edited.  If only the decisionmakers had paused, took

I heard a statistic today that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is expecting over 100,000 charges in FY2011 – the highest number ever in its history.  Dealing with an increasing number of discrimination, wage & hour, and other employment-related claims is, unfortunately, the state of affairs in the workplace for some time to come.