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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.

Companies need confidentiality clauses – but not to muzzle sexual abuse victims

Nov 22, 2017 02:27 am UTC| Insights & Views Law

Harassment and abuse accusations against Harvey Weinstein and other prominent men, like Bill OReilly, have revealed a trail of settlement agreements in their wake, many of which contained language that prevented victims...

US under Trump Series

Why Trump's tirades are losing their potency

Sep 21, 2017 14:35 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

President Trump on Sept. 19 gave his inaugural speech to the United Nations General Assembly, where he characterized North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un as a rocket man on a suicide mission. He also threatened to totally...

Uber's dismissive treatment of employee's sexism claims is all too typical

Mar 01, 2017 07:32 am UTC| Insights & Views Law

Uber has suffered a spate of bad publicity in recent days after allegations of harassment and discrimination from a former software engineer. In a blog post, Susan Fowler described being propositioned by her supervisor...

How timekeeping software helps companies nickel and dime their workers

Jan 12, 2017 14:21 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

If you work on an hourly basis, you may not have given much thought to what happens to your hours after you log out of your workstation. You might assume those hours are simply converted into dollars and show up on your...

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Economy

Australia reduces 2017-18 real GDP forecasts in mid-year economic outlook on slowdown in household consumption

Australia has lowered its forecasts for real GDP growth in 2017-18 in its Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO), given a slowdown in household consumption. However, it also lowered its forecast for the unemployment...

New Zealand bonds close tad higher ahead of GDT price auction, Q3 GDP data

New Zealand government bonds closed tad higher Monday as investors wait to watch the countrys GlobalDairyTrade price auction and the third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data due through this week. At the time of...

JGBs remain flat ahead of BoJ’s policy meeting; likely to raise 10-year yield target to 0.25 pct in 2018

Japanese government bonds little changedon Mondayas investors remain side-lined in any major deal ahead of the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays. But, the market still awaited the last monetary policy meeting of...

Australian bonds slump following progress over U.S. tax bill; RBA December meeting minutes in focus

Australian bonds slumpedon Mondayahead of the Reserve Bank of Australia December meeting minutes, which is scheduled to be released onDecember 19 at 00:30 GMT. Also, bonds witnessed a sharp sell-off on a positive note...

U.S. Treasuries remain on falling spree as Fed interest rate outlook continues to weigh amid muted trading

The U.S. Treasuries continued to fall Friday after the Federal Reserve kept its interest rates outlook unchanged in its last monetary policy meeting of this year concluded Wednesday. The yield on the benchmark 10-year...

Politics

Latino elites are paying the California dream forward

American Latino economic elites have incomes and wealth in the top 5 percent of earners. Some own multi-million-dollar companies or work as corporate executives. Latino politicians like Kevin De León, who is...

Brexit: why Macron has more room to manoeuvre than May and Merkel

Despite the valiant efforts of both the EU and the UK to uphold confidence in the Brexit negotiations process, its clear the talks have been deeply unsatisfactory for both sides. Fundamental conflicts of interest and...

Why PR agencies and their spin should be the subject of greater scrutiny

It was one of the biggest and best-known British PR agencies around. So when Bell Pottinger came crashing down earlier this year, you could be forgiven for wondering why it hadnt prepared a better crisis strategy to deal...

Catalonia crisis: Spain enters unchartered territory following Madrid move to end autonomy

Shortly after Catalonias parliament in Barcelona voted to declare independence from Spain on October 27, the senate in Madrid voted to trigger Article 155 of the Spanish constitution, removing Catalonias autonomy. In...

China's ambition burns bright - with Xi Jinping firmly in charge

The most important political event of 2017, the 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress, has concluded. And while there was much to digest, one image above all stands out: Xi Jinpings political dominance and his burning...

Science

Humans Have Reached Natural Evolution Limit, Study Says

Science fiction would people believe that in thousands of years, humans might naturally evolve to possess incredible abilities. However, according to a new study, this might not exactly be the case. In terms of lifespan,...

Trump Wants To Do Moon Landings Again, Signs Directive To Expand Space Exploration

The Trump Administration appears to have a tilted relationship with science and technology. Anything that has to do with climate change is suppressed or denied. Anything that is bold, loud, and expensive such as going to...

Scientists Discover New Form Of Matter Theorized Over 50 Years Ago

A little over five decades ago, a form of matter was theorized to have existed, which perplexed scientists. This form of matter was finally discovered and the researchers were so excited about it, they named it Excitonium....

Over 50 U.S. Mayors Ignore President Trump’s Decision, Proceeds With Paris Climate Accord

In continued defiance against the Trump administrations mandate to keep supporting the fossil fuel industry and renege on the voluntary commitments made by the U.S. upon signing the Paris Climate Accord, a coalition of...

Scientists Are Now Closes To Creating Artificial Life

Most lifeforms on Earth are made up of natural DNA. However, scientists are now much closer to creating artificial creatures using synthetic methods. They did this by basically making additions to DNA in ways that nature...

Technology

New Wolfenstein II DLC Lets Players Tackle Nazis, No BJ Though

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus proved to be a surprising FPS game thanks to its excellent gameplay mechanics and several heart-warming moments. In the new downloadable content for the game, players can come back and bust...

The Predator Is Coming To Ghost Recon Wildlands, Hunt Down The Ultimate Hunter

In the first Predator movie, a team of elite soldiers on a rescue mission were hunted down one after another by an enemy they could not see. The film provided a window into how well humanitys best warriors can match up...

Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer For Breach Of Contract

As one of the most long-awaited indie video games that is funded by fan contributions, Star Citizen has earned a reputation for getting delayed a lot. Thanks to a lawsuit filed by Crytek against the games developer, Cloud...

Microsoft Is Using Reddit To Make Bing More Appealing

Its no secret that Bing is not exactly the most popular search engine around. However, Reddit is one of the biggest and most influential online platforms on the internet. By leveraging the power of this forum site in the...

3D Sensor Firm Finisar To Get $390 Million In Investments From Apple

Apple just announced that it would be investing up to $390 million in Finisar Corp. The company basically makes the vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSEL) that allow for the True Depth feature on the iPhone X...
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