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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

Canceled bookings cost hosts to lose thousands of dollars a month

A number of Airbnb hosts in the United States are planning to sell their properties as well as the furnishings they bought to adorn their homes due to the financial fallout from the pandemic. Canceled bookings cost...

Imports of Japanese beer fell 89 percent to $630,000, while Japanese vehicles dropped 59 percent to $62 million

South Korea imported US$249 million worth of Japanese consumer goods in April, down 37 percent from last year, mainly due to backlash from Korean consumers against Japans export restrictions. Imports of Japanese beer...

The country's economy already struggled before it had to deal with the outbreak.

Indias economy would plummet for the fiscal year of 2020-2021 despite a rebound in activity in the coming months, says the head of Indias central bank Shaktikanta Das. He gave his projection while announcing a slew of...

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...

Politics

Donald Trump says ‘states should open up ASAP’ even as coronavirus death toll reaches more than 100,000

The United States is the hardest-hit country in the current coronavirus pandemic with over 1.7 million confirmed COVID-19 infections and more than ten thousand new infections recorded daily. However, President Donald Trump...

US President Donald Trump says he is done taking hydroxychloroquine

President Donald Trump previously pushed for the anti-malarial drug known as hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for coronavirus. Shortly after revealing that he is taking it, Trump recently revealed that he is done taking...

President Donald Trump says Republican Convention may be moved out of North Carolina

President Donald Trump is up for reelection and will highly likely go up against former vice president Joe Biden. As the season for both Republican and Democratic conventions draw closer, Trump has threatened North...

US President Donald Trump accuses Democrats of planning to rig November elections

As the elections in November draw near, many have assumed that President Donald Trump will be facing off with former vice president Joe Biden for the presidency. Following his threats made towards Michigan and Nevada...

Joe Biden makes first public appearance paying respects on Memorial Day

For weeks, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has been campaigning remotely and following the social distancing restrictions. After two months, the former vice president made his first public appearance by honoring...

Science

Aliens: Expert says China is making progress in searching for alien life

Space agencies all over the world are determined to search for alien life in upcoming studies and missions. One expert, in particular, says that among the countries that are keen on searching for extraterrestrials, China...

Aliens: Mud from Mars suggests Red Planet once had liquid water

Space exploration has given scientists and space agencies all over the world an opportunity to learn more about the neighboring planets and what lies beyond Earth, including the possibility of alien life. New research...

Black holes: Scientist says black holes could potentially make time travel possible

Time travel is generally known to be impossible, and a concept that only exists in fiction and pop culture. However, one scientist says that black holes may actually make it possible. What lies beyond a black hole...

Archaeologists discover mammoth graveyard under airport in Mexico

The most surprising discoveries could be found in the most unlikely places such as an airport. Archaeologists came across a major discovery when they unearthed a mammoth graveyard underneath an airport. A group of...

Technology

AirPods Studio with high-tech play/pause detection system reportedly entered production already

Much of the information from the Apple supply chain about AirPods recently is not about the third generation or the next AirPods Pro. Reports have been focused on an all-new production being dubbed as AirPods Studio, and...

iPhone 12 would not ship with free wired EarPods

The Whats in the Box corner for the iPhone 12 production page later on Apples official website is expected to look a little different later this year. A well-known industry insider reported that the tech giant is planning...

iPhone SE Plus: Is it the official name for the third iPhone SE iteration slated for a 2021 launch?

Some Apple fans were a little hesitant about immediately ordering the new iPhone SE when it launched last month. They were hoping that it would soon be followed by the unveiling of the iPhone SE Plus, however, it looks...

Tesla Cybertruck’s size can’t be scaled down, Elon Musk confirms

People who have pre-ordered the Cybertruck should no longer expect its dimensions to get any smaller once it enters production. Tesla CEO Elon Musk settles it and confirms they can no longer make the electric pickup...
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