Carnival of HR

Evil HR Lady

HR Wench writes about the Americans With Disabilities act and Age Discrimination in answering a question about a school teacher. Micheal Moore presents the E-Verify nightmare. Alvaro Fernandez presents a new book, Sway, and discusses why smart brains makes stupid decisions. I know. It's a day late. Unless I get distracted and then it will be two days late.) I should be fired. In fact, this isn't the only reason I should be fired.

Carnival of HR

Evil HR Lady

HR Wench writes about the Americans With Disabilities act and Age Discrimination in answering a question about a school teacher. Micheal Moore presents the E-Verify nightmare. Alvaro Fernandez presents a new book, Sway, and discusses why smart brains makes stupid decisions. I know. It's a day late. Unless I get distracted and then it will be two days late.) I should be fired. In fact, this isn't the only reason I should be fired.

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What is it Really Like to Be in HR?

Evil HR Lady

Meet one on one with an employee who has a concern about a discrimination issue. After lunch, take two hours to work on a presentation for next week's restructuring meetings. Everyone presents their projects and gains ideas and insights from each other. From time to time, I have people ask me what a typical day as an HR professional is like. So, I thought I'd take the time today to answer that question. Arrive at the office.

Micro-Managers

Evil HR Lady

Upon starting, I was asked to complete a presentation for my manager and “higher-ups”. I did a rough draft, presented it to manager and explained that I was planning to transition this into a more formal document. I presented, they (the higher-ups) hated it and she asked me to give up the project completely. Your manager really did think that your draft presentation was fine, and was shocked with the higher ups disagreed. Is it age discrimination?

Terminated Problem Employee Points to Discrimination, Retaliation as True Motives

HR Daily Advisor

Alleged Discrimination and Retaliation. as a machinist in August 2008. Ted filed a lawsuit against Trane after the termination of his employment asserting claims of discriminatory discharge based on his disability under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD), retaliation for making a workers’ compensation claim, and retaliation for requesting medical leave in violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The U.S.

Disability Discrimination: Terminated Cancer Survivor’s ADA Claim Fails, Part 1

HR Daily Advisor

8th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) recently affirmed a district court’s ruling that an employee failed to establish a case of disability discrimination and retaliation. From roughly 2005 to 2008, she often took medical leave for medical appointments. In April 2008, Willow wanted to apply for a promotion to operations lead. By Steve Jones. The U.S.

3 Steps to Protect Information While Leveraging Social Media

HR Daily Advisor

The number of companies maintaining a corporate presence on social media rose from 34% in 2008 to 77% in 2013 according to SHRM Survey Findings: Social Networking Website and Recruiting/Selection. Garrison, who presented a session at BLR’s 2017 Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS) titled #Protecting Information Systems , noted that social media is a powerful marketing and public relations tool for companies.

4 Ways HR Analytics Can Improve Workplace Diversity

Cornerstone On Demand

There are multiple studies showing that diversity improves organizational bottom lines: McKinsey quarterly reported that between 2008 and 2010, companies with more diverse teams were top financial performers, and according to a study by Lu Hong and Scott E. However, after years of trying to promote diversity by eliminating bias and discrimination in the workplace by legal means, it still exists. Eliminating Workforce Discrimination with Big Data. The U.S.

Does Mine Supervisor with Bad Back Have Disability Bias Claim?

HR Daily Advisor

Terminated employees who sue often file claims for unlawful discrimination and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing. Recently, the Alaska Supreme Court analyzed how a claim for breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing relates to a disability discrimination claim. He had unsuccessful back surgery in 2008. ADA & Disabilities breach disability discrimination LLC

ADA: Court Rules that Deceased Employee’s Estate May Sue for Compensatory Damages

HR Daily Advisor

8th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota—recently reversed an Arkansas district court’s dismissal of a discrimination claim brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by a deceased employee’s estate. in 2008. Guenther filed a timely charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The U.S.

Don’t be a dupe for someone else’s ill will

OmegaHR Solutions

The case I originally wrote about in 2008 involved a supervisor that used HR to get rid of someone he did not care for. In this case however, it was not a supervisor who presented evidence it was another employee, the one accused of sexual harassment. 2008 Blog post. I was reading an article on a case on discrimination that was headed to the U. It involved a case of discrimination in which a Hispanic supervisor was biased against a black employee.

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Mixed Interpretations of Mach Mining Decision

HRExecutive

In the case, Mach Mining was accused by the EEOC of discriminating against women who applied for jobs at its Johnson City, Ill., The EEOC filed suit in 2008 after an unsuccessful job applicant complained to the agency that the company never hired a female miner. ” Meanwhile, in this posting , the EEOC calls the decision a “step forward for victims of discrimination” in its rejection of the “intrusive review proposed by the company and its supporters.”

Your employee uses medical marijuana. Her drug test is positive. But, how do you know if she was high at work?

The Employer Handbook

For purposes of today’s post, I want to focus your attention on the anti-discrimination provision of the AMMA. Here’s what it says: Unless a failure to do so would cause an employer to lose a monetary or licensing related benefit under federal law or regulations, an employer may not discriminate against a person in hiring, termination or imposing any term or condition of employment or otherwise penalize a person based upon. [a] Image Credit: Pixabay ([link].

Interactive Process Requires More Than Just Lip Service, But When is Enough Enough?

HR Daily Advisor

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and similar state laws prohibit discriminating against a qualified employee or job applicant on the basis of an actual or perceived disability. Before 2008, Northern’s safety policy required employees facing certain hazardous work conditions to wear “safety-toe footwear” that met the requirements of the American National Standards Institute’s standard Z41.

Mental Health in the Workplace: 5 Ways Employers Can Make a Difference

Paycor

Avoid Discriminating Against Mentally Ill Employees. Here are five ways to help ensure that your company doesn’t discriminate against those with mental illness, encourages better mental health for everybody and helps employees reach their full potential. The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) increased legal protections to employees with conditions—like depression, bipolar disorder and PTSD—where symptoms are not necessarily continuously present.

Equal Pay: Was Pay Discrepancy Between Male and Female Scientists Legitimate?

HR Daily Advisor

Accordingly, she filed suit in Albuquerque federal district court, alleging discrimination on the basis of sex under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and violations of the federal Equal Pay Act (EPA). She was hired as a safety and occupational health manager by the NNSA at its Los Alamos field office in 2008. Karen worked for other government agencies—but not the NNSA—before 2008. The EPA is designed to eliminate wage discrimination based on sex. by Barbara J.

One employer just slayed both the Ebola Monster and an ADA lawsuit

The Employer Handbook

Allow me to elaborate by citing the statute: The ADA prohibits discrimination against a “qualified individual on the basis of disability in regard to. The court agreed (opinion here ): [I]n the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (“ADAAA”), Congress “broadened the application of the ‘regarded as’ prong of the definition of disability” to include persons who were not actually impaired or whose impairments did not constitute a disability, but were perceived to be impaired nonetheless.

Most Important Developments for 6/12

GetFive

Unlike other crises, such as 9/11 or the Great Recession in 2008, COVID’s crucible is the fight against an invisible and insidious enemy, a pathogen that promises to wax and wane for an indeterminate time. The editor-in-chief of Bon Appétit, Adam Rapoport, has stepped down after an undated photograph of him dressed in a racially insensitive costume added to accusations of discrimination and lack of inclusiveness at the magazine.

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

HR Daily Advisor

8th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) recently affirmed a jury’s decision that a furniture manufacturer was liable for sex-based wage discrimination under the Equal Pay Act (EPA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 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.

Why I’m a management-side lawyer

Ohio Employer's Law

Today, I look all the way back to April 15, 2008, for one of these reruns, to answer the question—. In a perfect world, discrimination, retaliation, and harassment wouldn’t exist. I say that mistakes can be legal or interpersonal because lawsuits don’t necessarily happen because an employee was discriminated against. Every now and again it’s worth pulling a post out of the archives for a rerun.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: How to Create More Inclusive Careers

Paddle HR

There’s no other way to mince it: Discrimination and prejudice in the workplace regularly stop otherwise qualified candidates from advancing in their careers. In this report, we’ll discuss the on-going problem of how discrimination and prejudice affect career mobility.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) in the Workplace: How to Create More Inclusive Careers

Paddle HR

There’s no other way to mince it: Discrimination and prejudice in the workplace regularly stop otherwise qualified candidates from advancing in their careers. In this white paper, we’ll discuss the on-going problem of how discrimination and prejudice affect career mobility.

The Unknown Cost of Conflict in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding

While the study is from 2008 and costs may have changed since, the results are staggering. Conflict tends to cloud the room and add to stress that may already be present. This can include lawsuits citing discrimination as well as workers’ compensation claims and it can cost the company a lot financially and also with regards to its reputation.

New Year Brings New Job Applicants, More Exposure to Equal Pay Act Claims

HR Daily Advisor

Doug” was superintendent of the School for the Visually Impaired (SVI) from 1998 to 2003 and again from 2008 to 2010. The EPA prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on sex. However, the 7th Circuit concluded that it was not its role to determine how agencies should spend their money so long as they do not discriminate. If there are problems, there’s no time like the present to fix them.

The Complete Guide to Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: How to Create More Inclusive Careers

Paddle HR

There’s no other way to mince it: discrimination and prejudice in the workplace impede qualified candidates’ careers. This deep-dive discusses the on-going problem of how discrimination and prejudice affect career mobility. We’ll also demonstrate how having a diverse workforce is beneficial for revenue, employee engagement, and retention, and present four proven strategies to make diversity and inclusion a seamless part of the career mobility strategy at your company.

New Year’s Resolution for 2017: Stay classy at The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

The plaintiff began working for the defendant back in 2008. That is, there was evidence presented that the male co-worker’s employer had counseled him on multiple occasions about his treatment of women at work — like stalking women in the parking lot. A reasonable jury could infer from this evidence that the discrimination complained of was based on sex, or that Furcron’s work conditions were altered based on sex. Starting tomorrow.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #269: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Topics: Stacey and John discuss the coronavirus pandemic and racial discrimination. Stacey and John discuss the coronavirus pandemic and racial discrimination in the U.S. AI Now’s Algorithmic Accountability Policy Toolkit (PDF) Discriminating systems: Gender, race, and power in AI (PDF). Topics: Coronavirus Pandemic, Racial discrimination, Bonusly, Cutover, Some Essential reading on Race and Tech, Signal, Google, and College Graduates.

Aihui Ong: “Always follow your gut”

Thrive Global

The archaic food industry has definitely not caught up with the present Internet age. It was a very hurtful experience, not because I was being rejected, but because I felt that I was discriminated against. Learn to Cook ?—?Knowing Knowing to cook is an essential life skill.

Does the ADA Require Noncompetitive Transfers? Courts Remain Split

HR Daily Advisor

10-cv-01699, 2012 WL 718503 (March 7, 2012), that “ADA does indeed mandate that an employer appoint employees with disabilities to vacant positions for which they are qualified, provided that such accommodations would be ordinarily reasonable and would not present and undue hardship to that employer.”. It prohibits employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities, no more and no less.”.

ADA and FMLA Best Practices Pay Off for Cash-Handling Company

HR Daily Advisor

Melissa” began working as an armored truck driver and guard for Loomis Armored US, LLC, in 2008. Melissa claimed that in late 2008, she suffered a seizure or fainting spell while she was driving an armored truck. Ten months later, Melissa filed a lawsuit alleging Loomis had discriminated against her because of her disability or because it regarded her as disabled, failed to provide her a reasonable accommodation, and interfered with her FMLA rights. by Martin J. Regimbal.

Genetic Testing as Part of Workplace Wellness Programs

HR Daily Advisor

has two specific laws that provide protection against the unwanted sharing of personal health information and protection against discrimination. In 2008, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) was passed to protect Americans from being treated unfairly because of differences in their DNA. by Allison Higgins, an Independent Health and Productivity consultant and Mary Hiter, director of Marketing at Interleukin Genetics.

“When I was working and raising children, I felt I needed to do it all; This needs to change” with Sue Crotty and Tyler Gallagher

Thrive Global

Real problems still exist, the discrimination is still there, but I can tell you from my experience that it is so much better than it was years ago. Same goes for any investment presented to you to make a million dollars. 2008 was a make–or-break-it year for many in finance. There is an evolutionary change that I see has occurred in the next generation and that needs to continue.

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. Presently there are 13 statewide bans and 11 local bans on the books.

Leadership: It’s All in Your Mindfulness

SAP Innovation

Though workplace stress does not discriminate, leaders can feel the greatest pressure. It featured Jon Kabat-Zinn, a leading researcher into the benefits of mindfulness—the psychological process of bringing one’s attention in a nonjudgmental fashion to the present. Her first attempts at meditation—pausing and being present—were painful. “I’d From 2008 to 2010 Marturano studied more than 100 leaders who had participated in a seven-week mindfulness course at General Mills.

Do You See Meaning In Your Job? These Employees Do. - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

This may include training in presentation skills, American-English pronunciation for bilingual speakers, those with strong American regional accents, or communication skills needed for leadership. When my clients say they are able to make a successful presentation, get promoted or simply feel more confident about speaking, that gives my work meaning. Can you find meaning in your job? Some people can’t seem to find meaning in their job or see the difference their job makes.

Part 4: The New Discourse of Work: Personal Realisation

Sergio Caredda

All the items I will be mentioning, instead, are and will be still problematic for many to accept, which is in the concept itself of sense-making from weak signals present in the environment. This goes also through full discredit of social discrimination towards women and minorities.

Lukas Thimm: “Don’t be afraid to fail and be transparent about your failure”

Thrive Global

Hillary Clinton ending her 2008 presidential campaign. Whether in my personal or professional life, I always strive to do the best that I can and overcome whatever obstacles that present themselves. Unfortunately, our voting system is antiquated and often discriminates against people-of-color. I struggle with this all the time, but I often remind myself not to chase what other people are doing and, instead, to make content that truly represents me.

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

The Bamboo Project Blog

I think its very good to have an online professional presence in which you are authentic and present yourself as a multi-faceted human with strengths and weaknesses. So I am conscious all the time of how I present myself online. " I think that you've carefully reflected on what it is you want to accomplish with your blog and how you want to present yourself to the world and then crafted a blogging strategy to support that.