What is GINA? The federal discrimination law you need to know.

Business Management Daily

GINA, or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, outlaws genetic discrimination. GINA bars employers from discriminating against or harassing employees based on their genetic information. It prohibits genetic information employment discrimination.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Between 2008 and 2015, it was the subject of 226 official complaints filed against Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies. Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry.

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Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Between 2008 and 2015, it was the subject of 226 official complaints filed against Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies. Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Between 2008 and 2015, it was the subject of 226 official complaints filed against Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies. Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Between 2008 and 2015, it was the subject of 226 official complaints filed against Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies. Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry.

4 Ways HR Analytics Can Improve Workplace Diversity

Cornerstone On Demand

In the next 10 to 30 years, census data says that there will be no racial or ethnic majority in the United States. However, after years of trying to promote diversity by eliminating bias and discrimination in the workplace by legal means, it still exists. The U.S.

Five Millennial Background Screening Challenges

TalentCulture

Information about religious affiliation, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or health condition may all be prohibited under anti-discrimination laws. Digital Natives And Age Discrimination. Millennials are not direct targets for age discrimination.

10th Circuit: Fedex Regards Employee as Disabled Based on Inaccurate Aetna Claim

HR Daily Advisor

There are numerous reported cases that address whether an employee suffered discrimination because of a disability, but not many of them are grounded on a “perceived” disability the employee didn’t actually have. ADA & Disabilities ADA data disability employer

What is the E-RACE Initiative?

HR Daily Advisor

Back in 2008, the EEOC put forth the E-RACE Initiative, which stands for Eradicating Racism and Colorism from Employment. The EEOC website explains that: “The E-RACE Initiative is designed to improve EEOC’s efforts to ensure workplaces are free of race and color discrimination.

AI can deliver recruiting rewards, but at what legal risk?

HRExecutive

And if they do, could they potentially expose HR and employers to the same types of discrimination issues that can impact hiring driven by people, not algorithms? That effort is part of a larger European-wide data-privacy effort, the General Data Protection Regulation.

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EEO: Everything you need to know to be an equal opportunity employer

Workable

Employers are prohibited from discriminating against existing or potential employees based on protected characteristics, including: Race / color. It’s also illegal to discriminate against people who have complained about discrimination.

Paycheck Fairness Act Back in Congress, Seeks to Ban Salary History

Zenefits

The measure would hold employers accountable for discriminatory practices , end the practice of pay secrecy, ease workers’ ability to individually or jointly challenge pay discrimination, strengthen remedies for wronged employees and prohibit employers from seeking the salary history of prospective employees. Data from the U.S. Data from the U.S. Reporting wage data.

No ADA Violation for Ramping Up Productivity Demand for Traffic Camera Job

HR Daily Advisor

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an employee who is a qualified individual with a disability may not be subjected to discrimination or an adverse employment action on the basis of her disability. She sued ATS for discrimination and retaliation under the ADA. by Jodi R.

The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act’s Promise of Pay Equity

HR Daily Advisor

The case began in 2008 when 49 female store managers sued the company over its pay practices. Each of the three defenses can be established through easily obtainable objective data on length of service or performance. Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention.

8th Circuit: ‘Economic Conditions’ Did Not Allow Unequal Pay

HR Daily Advisor

All three women filed claims of sex-based wage discrimination under the EPA, and Stella and Margot also filed sex-based wage discrimination claims under Title VII. The employer offered testimony that it began to feel the effects of the economic recession in October 2008. The U.S.

What You Need to Know About Pets in the Workplace

Everwise

About 22%-25% of companies currently allow employees to bring pets, according to a survey by Banfield Pet Hospital , an increase from 20% of companies in 2008. If an employer fails to accommodate workers with animal allergies, they can be accused of discriminating against the disabled.

5 Millennial Background Screening Challenges

SAP Innovation

Information about religious affiliation, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, or health conditions may all be prohibited under anti-discrimination laws. Digital natives and age discrimination. Millennials are not direct targets for age discrimination.

It's better to have a job when you're looking for a job

Steve Boese

In 2008 and 2009, there was plenty of discussion about the best ways to help the many, many folks who were out of work to get back into the labor force. Well, according to this data, much, much better.

Genetic Testing as Part of Workplace Wellness Programs

HR Daily Advisor

Similarly, employees should be reassured that their information will not be shared or used without their consent and the employer will not have access to their personal genetic data.

401(k) Nondiscrimination Testing: A Simple Guide for Improving Your Results

ForUsAll

Nondiscrimination Testing: confirms that your company’s 401(k) does not discriminate in favor of highly-compensated employees. Favoring HCEs is called “discriminating,” and a series of annual tests are required to make sure that the plan is not discriminating.

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NEW YORK CITY ISSUES GUIDELINES ON CREDIT RESTRICTION REGULATION

Aurico

New York City issues interpretative guidelines on their credit restriction law “Stop Credit Discrimination Employment Act”. The New York City Human Rights Law (hereinafter the “NYCHRL”) prohibits discrimination in employment, public accommodations, and housing. Positions Exempted from the SCDEA’s Anti-Discrimination Provisions Consistent with the broad scope of the NYCHRL, all exemptions to coverage under the SCDEA’s anti-discrimination provisions are to be construed narrowly.

Leadership: It’s All in Your Mindfulness

SAP Innovation

At stake were the jobs of thousands of people who would likely lose their employment if the deal was blocked by the Federal Trade Commission [FTC],” says Marturano, whose team was providing truckloads of data, expert witnesses, and other evidence in response to the FTC inquiry.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Is An Online Identity Necessary and What Should You Do to Maintain It?

The Bamboo Project Blog

She says transparency is justa "goofy" philosophy based on "no data, but an ethereal presumptionthat people will like you more if they know more of your foibles -- andcertainly no application of those free-floating impressions to the veryspecific and often brutal world of job-search."