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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

U.S. retail sales growth slows down slightly in July

U.S. retail sales growth decelerated in July. Sales grew 1.2 percent, slowing down from the 8.4 percent growth in June. Consensus expectations were for a growth of 1.9 percent. The volatile categories recorded mixed...

FxWirePro: Sterling Looks Weaker On Gloomy Economic & Geopolitical Surface – Deploy ‘Debit Call Spreads’ To Hedge

The Corona crisis has hit the British economy comparatively hard. In addition, Brexit risks remain high, which is why we assume that the pound will continue to remain weak against the euro. Given that the UK and EU...

Macau begins bringing back gamblers from China

Macau has started reissuing tourist visas to bring gamblers back and keep casino operators from losing $15 million daily in expenses. The coronavirus lockdowns brought a severe downturn to the number of Macaus visitors...

US to label goods from Hong Kong as 'Made in China'

Good entering the US from Hong Kong after Sept. 25 will be labeled as Made in China, according to a notice in the US Federal Register. There are limited direct exports from Hong Kong, with most of the citys shipments to...

UK suffers 20.4% economic slump in Q2

The UK economy suffered its worst slump on record in the second quarter with a 20.4 percent plunge, the biggest of any major global economy. The slump, preceded by a 2.2 percent contraction in the first quarter, sent...

Politics

Donald Trump: POTUS says UAE and Israel will establish full normalized relations in new peace deal

There has been an ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine surrounding the West Bank with the two sides, with Israel seeking to annex the West Bank. This week, Donald Trump announced the peace deal between Israel and...

Barack Obama: Donald Trump says he would not ask Ex-POTUS to resign if his administration handled COVID-19

Former President Barack Obama, like Donald Trump, also tackled a public health crisis during his eight years as commander-in-chief. On a rare occasion, Trump recently seemed to suggest that he would not ask for his...

Melania Trump: FLOTUS may be delivering her RNC convention speech from White House Rose Garden

Donald Trump will be formally accepting the Republican party nomination as he faces reelection against former vice president Joe Biden. First lady Melania Trump is also set to address the party, and her speech may be...

Michelle Obama talks about menopause and aging in new podcast episode

The latest episode of former first lady Michelle Obamas podcast was centered on womens health specifically what happens over time. Sitting down with OB-GYN Dr. Sharon Malone, Michelle opened up about her experience of...

Science

COVID-19: Blood test could reveal how fatal coronavirus is to a patient

Since the breakout in December 2019, the coronavirus pandemic also known as COVID-19 continues to terrorize the world to this day. Scientists are increasing efforts to study and develop a possible cure, but researchers...

NASA releases image of a pink gas giant exoplanet 57 lightyears away from Earth

In the universe, the planets in our Solar System are only a fraction of the number of planets that are out there orbiting their respective stars and star systems. Some of those exoplanets are strangely amazing, and NASA...

Climate change: Arctic region may be completely thawed out by 2035, researchers claim

Alongside the COVID-19 pandemic is the fight against climate change, which is now occurring at an accelerated rate in some parts of the worlds polar regions. Unfortunately, researchers have predicted a grim outcome of the...

Asteroids: NASA reveals potentially hazardous asteroid 2011 ES4 to pass by closer than the Moon

Space agencies such as NASA are constantly on the lookout for asteroids that would wander into the Earths orbit. With the news of one particularly hazardous asteroid making its way Earthbound, NASA revealed when it will be...

Technology

Xbox Series X leaks suggest early November launch

With only a few months left before the next-generation console war happens, the gaming community can expect more leaks to surface online. Recently, various sources have pointed to a very likely chance for Xbox Series X to...

‘BioShock 4’ job offerings hint at the introduction of ‘new world’ setting

More details about the anticipated BioShock 4 have come to light recently from one of the most common sources of information within the gaming community. The games developer has several active job listings that also hint...

Pixel 5: Google’s next premium smartphone won’t feature a premium processor?

The latest entry to Qualcomms Snapdragon 8 series has usually been the processing chip expected to power every smartphone makers top-tier flagship device. While Pixel 5 is billed as Googles next premium smartphone...

AirPods 3 could be a cyclist-friendly wearable audio device in 2021

It might take a while before Apple launches the AirPods 3 but that would be worth it, especially for cyclists. A newly granted Apple patent suggests a safety-oriented feature could be added in the next-generation truly...
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