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Elizabeth C. Tippett

Elizabeth C. Tippett

Assistant Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon

Professor Tippett writes about ethics, employment law, and the intersection of law and technology. She is a co-author of the Fifth Edition of the West Academic textbook, Employment Discrimination & Employment Law: The Field as Practiced, along with Samuel Estreicher & Michael Harper. Her research on disparate impact litigation was cited by the United States Court of Appeals and the Iowa Supreme Court.

Professor Tippett is the Faculty Co-Director for the Master’s Program in Conflict and Dispute Resolution at the University of Oregon. Before joining the faculty, Professor Tippett was an employment law attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Professor Tippett earned her law degree at Harvard Law School in 2006.

Returning to work? An employment law expert explains your rights in getting your boss to accommodate you and your family’s safety

May 20, 2020 15:30 pm UTC| Law

With states reopening or planning to reopen in the coming weeks and months, you may be worried about what returning to work will mean for you and your family, particularly if it means increased exposure to...

Nondisclosure and secrecy laws protect Bloomberg – not the women who sued him

Feb 22, 2020 00:13 am UTC| Insights & Views Politics

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg received a lot of flak at the Feb. 19 Democratic debate for his refusal to release employees who sued his company from nondisclosure agreements. He admitted...

How to spot deceptive drug injury ads like the HIV-related videos Facebook just disabled

Jan 06, 2020 16:51 pm UTC| Insights & Views Technology

Some ads can be more than misleading they can put your health at risk. Last year, ads paid for by law firms and legal referral companies started cropping up on Facebook. Typically, they linked Truvada and other...

What Amazon, Walmart employees risk when they use the workplace for activism

Sep 28, 2019 14:08 pm UTC| Insights & Views Business

It has somehow become sort of normal to use the workplace to protest social issues unrelated to the job itself. This was something almost unheard of even five years ago. The latest example came on Sept. 20 as more than...

How your employer uses perks like wellness programs, phones and free food to control your life

Apr 27, 2019 06:08 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

Companies offer all sorts of benefits and extras to attract the most favored workers, from health care and stock options to free food. But all those perks come at a price: your freedom. Theres a reason labor historians...

#MeToo whistleblowing is upending century-old legal precedent demanding loyalty to the boss

Mar 06, 2019 14:04 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

When was the last time you agreed to keep a secret? Perhaps it was a personal confidence shared by a close family member or friend. Or it might have been in a contract with your employer to safeguard confidential...

Lawyers keep secrets locked up – so they get asked to do the dirty work

Apr 12, 2018 14:47 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law Politics

Lawyers seem to at the center of lot of scandals lately. President Donald Trumps personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, whose office and hotel were raided by the FBI, is only the latest example. Harvey Weinsteins law firm...

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Economy

However, overall exports dipped 1.4 percent in the first quarter.

South Koreas exports of eight new-industry goods in the first-quarter jumped 17 percent from the previous year to $21 billion despite a drop in overall exports. The goods include aviation products and drones, biohealth...

The rise in inequality is attributed to the shrinking wages of low-income households, and a cut down in temporary positions

The income disparity between the top 20 percent and bottom 20 percent of households widened with many of the countrys low-paying jobs being slashed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The average monthly income of households...

The Senators urged the US to counter such predatory economic behavior urgently.

Seven US senators have urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to prevent Chinese companies from buying strategic US assets that have been devalued by the coronavirus pandemic. The lawmakers said in a letter to Mnuchin...

The steel industry has been hit hard by the pandemic with exports plunging 24.1 percent

South Korea will cushion the steel industrys fallout caused by weak demand by fast-tracking infrastructure projects and spending over 400 billion won on research and development. According to Industry Minister Sung...

G-20 members agreed to "facilitate the resumption of essential cross-border travel"

South Korea has adopted an action plan with other members of the Group of 20 to maintain the global supply chains and refraining from implementing new trade barriers. During a virtual meeting attended by South Korean...

Politics

Ivanka Trump criticized for ‘insensitive’ on comment Indian teenager who carried her father for 1,200 km on a bicycle

President Donald Trumps daughter and senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump praised a 15-year-old Indian girls journey of more than a thousand kilometers while carrying her father at the back of her bicycle to seek...

Donald Trump calls Jeff Sessions ‘slime’ in their weekend Twitter battle

Donald Trump attacked his former attorney general Jeff Sessions on social media expressing his anger at the latters recusal from the Russian probe. However, Sessions fought back, not only defending his decision to recuse...

Joe Biden says Donald Trump’s ‘slowness’ in handling the coronavirus is costing lives and jobs

Former Vice President Joe Biden criticized President Donald Trumps as slow and inadequate. In a recent interview, Biden blames the current administrations inadequate handling of the crisis as the reason why it might take...

Donald Trump says houses of worship ‘essential’ as CDC issues guidelines for their reopening

President Donald Trump wants states to reopen religious institutions for services. On Friday, the POTUS announced that houses of worship are essential and are calling to on governors to allow them to reopen for...

Michigan Attorney General tells President Donald Trump not to revisit the state if he refuses to wear a face mask

In light of the pandemic that continues to claim more and more lives in the United States, many Americans remain keen on continuing the practice of social distancing including the use of face masks. Michigans attorney...

Science

Secret underground rooms found under Western wall in Jerusalem

Discoveries made in Israel usually tend to provide a glimpse back into what may have happened thousands of years ago. A group of archaeologists in Israel discovered secret rooms hidden underneath the western wall in...

NASA: Scientists find mysterious red lines on Jupiter's moon Europa

NASA has set its sights on one of Jupiters moons, Europa, alongside the moon and Mars. The agencys scientists found some unusual red lines on the icy moon, which could suggest that life may be able to exist on the gas...

Scientists discover hidden text on a fragment of Dead Sea scrolls

The Dead Sea Scrolls have shed some light on some of the worlds religions and have given archaeologists a glimpse of the past. Recently, a group of researchers made a surprising discovery on one supposedly blank fragment...

High-energy particles found in Antarctica may be proof of a parallel universe, says scientists

For the most part, the concept of having an alternate universe only exists in the realm of pop culture. However, as scientists have explored this possibility, a group of researchers has said that the high-energy particles...

Technology

The Elder Scrolls 6: Reason why fans shouldn’t expect to get their hands on the game anytime soon

Fans of the franchise have been waiting for The Elder Scrolls 6 for years. While Bethesda already assured that it is in the works, gamers arent likely to get their hands on the title soon. The Elder Scrolls 6 is in the...

‘PUBG Mobile’ is very likely to get a new map in next patch

After the release of the PUBG Mobile v0.18.0 patch notes, Tencents plan of overhauling classic maps became more evident. It now appears that the developers have another major update brewing that could, once again, feature...

GoPro surprises fans with the launch of Zeus Mini flashlight

While avid fans of GoPro are wondering when they might hear about the next action camera from the company, it surprised everyone with the sudden launch of the Zeus Mini clip light. It is the newest product to be added to...

Nintendo Switch: Easy way to find an available console without stepping outside

Most people may not have expected it, but Nintendo Switch became one of the in-demand products as most placed went into community quarantines and lockdowns amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This issue got a little out of hand,...

Poco M2 Pro appears in WiFi, Bluetooth documents but it could just be another Redmi rebrand

Xiaomis sub-brand Poco was silent throughout 2019, but that seems to change this year as a third smartphone could be released under this label. A device suspected could be released as Poco M2 Pro appeared in several device...
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