Josh Van Kampen in the Wall Street Journal re: Sealed Air, Under Federal Investigation, Switches Audit Firms. “Sealed Air’s acknowledgement that it has not found an independence violation is powerful evidence that it did not have ‘cause’ to fire Mr. Stiehl,” wrote the attorney, Josh Van Kampen.
CBJ Morning Buzz: The Wall Street Journal reports Sealed Air Corp. (NYSE: SEE) has dumped Ernst & Young as its independent auditor. The decision comes amid ongoing federal investigations into Sealed Air’s financial practices and the process by which it selected its auditor.
Josh Van Kampen represents CFO of Sealed Air Corp. in wrongful termination suit. Charlotte, NC attorney denies there were any grounds for abrupt termination.
IBM has been charged with another age discrimination case. Josh Van Kampen of Van Kampen Law in Charlotte, NC comments on what this means for Red Hat.
Josh Van Kampen of Van Kampen Law discusses sexual harassment in the workplace. Charlotte, NC attornies comment on frequency of sexual harassment cases.
Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson PA and Van Kampen Law fired back Thursday against a black female attorney’s court filing accusing the law firm of using racial stereotypes in its efforts to escape her bias suit against it, saying the attorney “caustically embellishes the most outlandish allegations of her complaint.”
Sharika M. Robinson, who joined the Carolinas-based Robinson Bradshaw as an associate in 2015, accused the firm in her suit last month of engaging in a pattern of gender and racial discrimination that belies its public marketing to prospective clients and employees as being committed to diversity and inclusion.
Lawyers don’t appear to be in danger of being replaced by artificial intelligence, but employers are increasingly turning to proprietary AI programs to automate the recruiting arm of their human resource departments, which could turn out to be discriminatory. Read more about the subject from Josh Van Kampen in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.
Employers increasingly use artificial intelligence (“AI”) hiring programs to weed out applicants. These programs are the beginning stages of automating the recruiting arm of human resources. Learn how AI recruiting software and using artificial intelligence in the hiring and selection process can discriminate against applicants in protected classes.
A woman claims her co-worker at a local restaurant repeatedly used racial slurs against her and even dumped hot barbecue sauce on her. The federal government is now getting involved and suing Lancaster’s BBQ & Wings restaurant in Mooresville. Read more on the story inside.