Author: Nick Beermann

Nick Beermann

Nick Beermann is a Partner in the Seattle office of Fisher & Phillips LLP. He practices in all areas of employment and labor law with emphasis in employment contracting and dispute resolution, corporate governance and internal investigations, and privacy law.

The topless ladies of Times Square

In what has been a boon for nudist visibility (at least in terms of media coverage), New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill DeBlasio have denounced a group of scantily clad women in Times Square. Terming themselves the “desnudas,” which means “naked” in Spanish, the topless women typically paint themselves red, white, and blue, and pose with passersby for money.

Amazon: Thrilling workplace or legal nightmare?

In a much-read August 16 New York Times article, Seattle-based was both heralded as an innovative, even “thrilling” place to work, and pilloried as every employee’s worst nightmare. If the NYT’s interviews are any indication, Amazon may be flirting with some significant employment law liability.