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That time when Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett upheld a plaintiff’s $300K discrimination win

The Employer Handbook

Welcome back to “ Amy Coney Barrett Week” at The Employer Handbook. The plaintiff was (and still is) a Hispanic woman who started working for the defendant in 1987, got promoted in 2004 and then fired in 2012 for allegedly violating the employer’s employment Code of Conduct.

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True Faith HR

Fran Melmed looked at ways that organizations could do better in her session, " The Second-Generation Workplace Wellness Program." Similarly, Jennifer Benz looked at HR communication efforts to make wellness more viable in her session, " 3 Steps to Success: How Benefits Can Drive Your Strategic HR Efforts." For over a decade, Conte has been trying to collect enough data to develop a compelling methodology.

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The New EEOC Guidance

Aurico

Train managers, hiring officials, and decision makers about Title VII and it prohibition on employment discrimination. Aurico is hosting a Webinar scheduled for Tuesday May 1, 2012, giving an overview of the litigation. It has been talked about by the HR Community now for months, and it has arrived. The New EEOC Guidance which was voted in by The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by a 4-1 vote.

Celebrating International Women’s Day at The Predictive Index

PI Worldwide

In honor of International Women’s Day, we interviewed some of our women leaders at The Predictive Index, as well as two of our women PI Certified Partners. Introducing our panel of women leaders: Jackie Dube – VP of Talent Optimization at The Predictive Index. Dani Dawkins – Client Marketing Manager at The Predictive Index. Heather Haas – President at ADVISA. Lisa Black – Senior Research Consultant at The Predictive Index.

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How to reduce unconscious bias at work

Lattice

A 2012 study out of Yale found that—when given the choice between two similar candidates, one from each sex—college faculty preferred hiring male candidates who they perceived to be more competent and worthy of commanding higher salaries. What exactly might unconscious bias look like at the workplace? Companies often prefer hiring candidates who’ve worked at specific companies or schools. Height discrimination. Let data inform your decisions.

Ground Gained in Employer Awareness of True Potential of the Blind

HR Daily Advisor

We hear a lot about recruiting challenges like implicit bias and discrimination that persist despite decades of research and training designed to combat those challenges. NIB recently commissioned a follow-up survey to its 2012 study aimed at understanding the change in employers’ attitudes and perceptions towards hiring people with disabilities, including those who are blind or visually impaired at U.S.

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. ” As part of his duties, James was supposed to regularly enter sales call data into a computer program. However, for 2 months in the summer of 2011, he didn’t enter any data into the program.

Evaluating Whether You Should Hire Candidates with Past Criminal Histories

Cisive

At a time when the unemployment rate is 3.8 percent, SHRM data says that more than 7.8 The Discrimination Consideration When Hiring Employees with a Criminal History. Because of the potential for discrimination, many states and cities have laws known as “Ban-the-Box” legislation. On a federal level, legislation intended to ban the question about criminal records on all job applications was introduced in Congress in 2012 and was tabled, but with no vote taken.

EEOC Unveils Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

Sterling Check

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal anti-discrimination laws which apply to hiring, wages and benefits. The EEOC establishes a Strategic Enforcement Plan every four years to prioritize and set forth strategies to integrate all components of EEOC’s enforcement efforts to have a sustainable impact in advancing equal opportunity and freedom from discrimination.

when should I tell a prospective employer that I’m transgender and in the midst of transitioning?

Ask a Manager

My best current plan is to leave out any mention of it in applications/CVs, and to mention it, if I get that far, at the end of an interview. More than that, I want my next job to be one that I can stay at for a long time; I don’t want to have to hop between jobs. If my employer discriminates against me on the basis of this, there are no laws protecting me against that even if I’m already an employee. ban discrimination based on gender identity.

How Background Checks Can Land Your Business In Hot Water

Insperity

Non-compliance of policies with anti-discrimination laws. In 2012, Pepsi Beverages agreed to pay $3.13 million and provide job offers and training to resolve a charge of race discrimination, according to the U.S. The EEOC ruled that the criminal background check policy formerly used by Pepsi unfairly discriminated against more than 300 African American applicants who had been arrested and had pending criminal charges. Lack of verification of background check data.

Performance Appraisals: Should You Grade Your Employees on a Bell Curve ???

CakeHR

Research conducted in 2011 and 2012 by Ernest O’Boyle Jr. A lawsuit in 2017 against Uber by a former engineer, felt the company’s ranking system was discriminating against women and the lower rankings meant lower pay and fewer promotions. This in combination with 360 and Quick Feedback as well as Development Goals creates a complete Performance management cycle that is concluded at 1-to-1 performance review meetings.

3 ways small business owners go above and beyond for their employees

Tsheets

We don’t have the data to support this, but we’d suspect organ donation is among the most impactful when it comes to securing an employee for life. But those could be the stakes at hand. Evidence of this can be seen in a 2012 incident in which employee Debbie Stevens was fired after donating a kidney to help her boss. Later that year, a New York board ruled in Debbie’s favor, prompting her to open a $15 million discrimination lawsuit against her employer. .

3 ways small business owners go above and beyond for their employees

Tsheets

We don’t have the data to support this, but we’d suspect organ donation is among the most impactful when it comes to securing an employee for life. But those could be the stakes at hand. Evidence of this can be seen in a 2012 incident in which employee Debbie Stevens was fired after donating a kidney to help her boss. Later that year, a New York board ruled in Debbie’s favor, prompting her to open a $15 million discrimination lawsuit against her employer.

2019 BCGi Summit: Speaker Spotlight #2

Biddle Consulting

Industry thought leaders and subject matter experts will be presenting at the BCGi Summit: Striving for Diversity: Sure It’s Required…But It’s The Right Thing To Do! This data should be disaggregated by the demographic categories chosen to be in the diversity initiative. 2012, 1st prize in Americans for Democratic Action essay contest, on what Martin Luther King would say to Pres.

Upile Chasowa: “Taking time to recharge”

Thrive Global

Since obtaining a Degree in Computer Science back in 2012, he has founded three successful startups and gained vast amounts of exceptional computing and product development skills. That’s how companies end up solving for the wrong things at the wrong time?—?as

New California Laws and HR Trends for 2017 and Beyond

HR Daily Advisor

Under the Act, an employer with 25 or more employees is prohibited from discharging, discriminating, or retaliating against employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking that take time off from work to seek medical attention, obtain victim services or counseling, or to participate in safety planning. The new regulations relate to gender identity and gender expression discrimination in the workplace.

ACA Legislative Update – Quarter Two, 2016

Health efx

Federal contributions to the expansion will drop to 95% in 2017 and remain at 90% after 2020, according to the law. Health e(fx) is tracking these states and the eligibility levels for ACA minimums to ensure affordability is accurately calculated for each employee at the mandated level for each U.S. The fee applies to all policy and plan years ending after September 30, 2012, and before October 1, 2019. Please see the full posting at: [link]. July 20, 2016.

Leadership: It’s All in Your Mindfulness

SAP Innovation

At what was the height of her career responsibilities, Janice Marturano hit bottom. 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. She also had her own family to care for, with a husband and two school-age children at home.

How Online Education Helps Underserved Students

SAP Innovation

The pace has slowed since then, with only slight increases since 2012, but there is no sign students are turning away from online education. The Enhanced Rural Online Learning project , a study at University of North Carolina, showed that online education improved the performance of rural students. Online education lets working students learn at their own pace, as they can study anywhere at any time.

Talkspace Founders Roni and Oren Frank: “If we all shared the fact that we struggle from time to time, we would help create more visibility for these issues.”

Thrive Global

As an avid believer in the power of innovation and technology to better society, Oren founded Talkspace with his wife Roniin 2012, with the vision of “Therapy for all.” Roni and her husband co-founded Talkspace in 2012, while she was pursuing her Master’s degree in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy at the New York Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. At the time, my husband, Oren, and I were experiencing a crisis in our marriage that landed us in couples therapy.