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US Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Sexual Orientation And Transgender Employees Are Protected Under Title VII
The US Supreme Court recently announced it accepted three cases that will determine the scope of "sex" discrimination under federal law.
United States
15 May 2019
Retaliation Remains Top Concern For Employers Today - Will Your Managers Recognize It When They See It?
Q. Eric complained internally about harassment due to teasing and jokes by co-workers based on his accent. He later filed a charge of discrimination against his employer BigCo, Inc. ...
United States
15 Oct 2018
Guidelines For Legal And Effective Interviewing
A vital component in the hiring process is the employment interview. In order to hire the most qualified applicant, managers and employees who participate in the selection process must be well versed in how to effectively conduct interviews.
United States
12 Oct 2018
Can Workers Be Disciplined For Off-Duty Contact?
Most companies have employment handbooks that govern the expected conduct of employees within the workplace.
United States
14 Aug 2017
You Want More Time Off? Dealing With Employee Disability Leave Requests
Disability discrimination claims filed against employers hit an all-time high in 2015. Seeing this troubling trend, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) set out to improve employer education...
United States
11 Jan 2017
EEOC Unveils Its Enforcement Focus For Next 4 Years — 2017 To 2021
In October, the EEOC unveiled its four year Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP). The SEP provides employers insight into areas the EEOC plans to focus on in the coming years.
United States
17 Nov 2016
Closing the Pay Gap? EEOC Seeks To Expand Reporting Data To Cover Wage Discrimination
In July, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission publicized a revised proposal that would require employers to expand their reporting of data through the Employer Information Report (EEO-1).
United States
21 Oct 2016
You Want More Time Off? How To Deal With Employee Disability Leave Requests
Disability discrimination claims filed against employers hit an all-time high in 2015. Seeing this trend, the EEOC set out to improve employer education on what is required under the law.
United States
19 Oct 2016
Massachusetts Expands Gender Identity Protections
Effective October 1, 2016, "places of public accommodation" in Massachusetts are prohibited from discriminating against persons based on their gender identity.
United States
26 Aug 2016
One Step Closer To Closing The Pay Gap? EEOC Proposes Expanding EEO-1 Report
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 publicized a revised proposal to expand pay data collection through the Employer Information Report (EEO-1).
United States
9 Aug 2016
EEOC Provides Resource On Leave As Accommodation
Employers have a new resource document to use when determining when and how to grant employees leave as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
United States
25 Jul 2016
Developing The Leader In You
From a managing partner at a law firm to a bar association president to a committee chair, more women are assuming leadership roles than ever before.
United States
13 Apr 2015
Who Are You Keeping Company With These Days? Understanding Association Discrimination In The Workplace
Mark had an excellent working relationship with his Vice President, Carole. Mark’s performance evaluations were very good and he was assigned to all the plum jobs that came in the door.
United States
9 Jan 2015
When Domestic Violence Enters The Workplace
Headlines about Ray Rice and the NFL remind us all that domestic violence does not stop at the door of an employee’s home.
United States
23 Sep 2014
A Co-Worker's Discriminatory Sabotage Of Another Employee Can Result In Employer Liability
Claire complains to Amy in HR that a co-worker Dan is giving her a hard time and keeps telling others she is a terrible worker.
United States
23 Jul 2014
NH Releases Employment Discrimination Data For 2013
The New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights has released data on discrimination charges filed by employees in 2013.
United States
20 May 2014
Prompt Remedial Action Shields Employer From Employee’s Harassment Claims But Not From Retaliation
Even when an employer takes prompt remedial action to defeat a sexual harassment claim, it may still be liable for retaliation.
United States
11 Nov 2013
Supreme Court Holds Stricter Standard Of Proof In Title VII Retaliation Cases
Q: Janice, Vice President of Acme Corporation, just received notice of a discrimination charge filed against the company by a former employee, Tom.
United States
19 Aug 2013
Chapter 151B Encompasses Associational Discrimination On Basis Of Handicap
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has held an employer is prohibited from discriminating against its non-disabled employee based on that employee's association with an immediate family member with a disability or handicap under Chapter 151B, the state's antidiscrimination law.
United States
29 Jul 2013
Sexual Stereotyping Is Prohibited In The Workplace
Carol, who is white, female, and heterosexual, complains that she is being harassed by several of her co-workers.
United States
7 May 2013
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