Nathaniel M. Glasser, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s Washington, DC, office, was quoted in SHRM.org, in “Credit Union Eliminates HR Department, Allegedly for Opposing ‘Look Test,’” by Allen Smith.
Following is an excerpt:
While a Texas credit union maintains in a recent lawsuit that it eliminated a two-person HR shop for financial reasons, the plaintiff in the case says that the elimination was in retaliation for her opposition to the bank’s biased hiring policies. …
However, “The fact that one race may be heavily represented among employees of a particular store or position does not necessarily mean that discriminatory hiring practices have occurred, but instead may be a reflection of the applicant pool, merit-based hiring or simply coincidence,” said Nathaniel Glasser, an attorney with Epstein Becker Green in Washington, D.C.