Diversity, stop burying your head!

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Here in the London, UK Diversity was once a hot topic, probably because an English street dance troupe called Diversity won Britain's Got Talent in 2009. Diversity in the workplace is still a struggle for many organisations. Diversity, not just about gender.

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Paycor

If so, your company could be headed to the courtroom to defend itself against an age discrimination lawsuit. The ADEA was a positive step to protect workers’ rights, but age discrimination (whether intentional or unintentional) is still happening in every industry and job sector today.

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Diversity, stop burying your head!

New to HR

Here in the London, UK Diversity was once a hot topic, probably because an English street dance troupe called Diversity won Britain’s Got Talent in 2009. Diversity in the workplace is still a struggle for many organisations. Diversity, not just about gender.

What is blind recruitment – and does it work?

cipHR

Discover why hiding personal details from candidates’ applications helps to improve the diversity of new hires, and how to introduce it to your organisation using an ATS. Blind recruitment is gaining traction as an effective way to recruit more diverse staff. Academic studies and research surveys suggest that bias and discrimination are rife in the hiring process. Read more in our article, five reasons why diversity and inclusion at work matters.

Stay Compliant With Hiring Laws As Your Workforce Grows

ApplicantStack

As part of the settlement, the EEOC ordered Bass to proactively increase diversity hiring. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (passed in 2009) expanded the EPA significantly. You cannot discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. million.

What are the leading causes of employee grievances?

HR Digest

Work philosophies, opposing personalities, and diverse ways of approaching tasks/problems among employees are also sources of grievances at work. Uncomfortable office temperature has the highest employee complaint, according to IFMA’s study in 2009. Discrimination.

What Is the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act?

HR Daily Advisor

While Title VII of the Civil Rights Act already prohibits gender-based discrimination, including pay discrimination, there was an unfortunate problem created by a court interpretation back in 2007. The Resolution: The Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009.

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

The inability for employees to freely discuss pay information with one another has arguably prevented some individuals from taking advantage of federal protections available under the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 in the past.

Who Let the Dogs in? Possibly HR: Service Animal Requests in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

After amendments to the ADA took effect in 2009, a wider range of conditions rose to the level of a “disability” under the law and therefore had to be accommodated. He handles a wide range of employment issues with a focus on discrimination and harassment.

How to Craft a Company Alcohol Policy

Namely

If an intoxicated employee causes an accident after leaving a company happy hour, it may be the employer who is liable, as was found in a prominent court case in 2009. If the individual takes legally-prescribed drugs or suffers from alcoholism, disciplining or firing employees can subject your company to a discrimination claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

How Autism In The Workplace Transcends Charity

SAP Innovation

And when people with diverse capabilities find suitable employment, the benefits are felt by businesses, governments, and the employees themselves. Patrick Viesti described his long and challenging job search after graduating from college in 2009.

Is Sexism Still Holding Us Back?

Inpower Coaching

Marche notes: In 2009, Pew reported that 54% of men with kids younger than 17 believed that young children should have a mother who didn’t work. b) women move forward with trepidation, expecting gender discrimination—that is perhaps imposed only by a minority of unevolved men stuck in the year 1952? I’m going with “c” and “d” because I just don’t buy “b”, the widespread discrimination theory.

Employment Investigations - Land Mines and Lessons

NCHRA

With respect to any action that may constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, prompt and thorough investigation are mandated by California Government Code Section 12940 et. If the completed investigation finds harassment or discrimination then so be it. By David P.

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

DecisionWise

I started my company that makes teething toys and pacifiers for babies in 2009 with no experience in the consumer products industry. After a diverse and successful 31-year career at IBM, I retired and formed my own diversity and career development consultancy in 2010.