Anti-discrimination policy

Workable

This anti-discrimination policy template is ready to be tailored to your company’s needs and can be a starting point for setting up your employment policies. The post Anti-discrimination policy appeared first on Recruiting Resources: How to Recruit and Hire Better.

50th Anniversary of Age Discrimination Protections

HRWatchdog

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibiting age bias against workers 40 years of age and older. On June 14, the EEOC held a meeting to explore age discrimination in the United States workforce and future challenges.

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Isn’t Reverse Discrimination Actually Just Discrimination?

Investipro

On December 15, 2016, The California Court of Appeal ruled to reverse a sexual orientation discrimination claim, allowing the case to now proceed to trial. As such, isn’t this discrimination and not what is continually being referred to as reverse discrimination?

The Seven Biggest HCM Compliance Issues of 2017

Ceridian

As we wrap up 2017, it is time to reflect on the year’s major compliance issues in the human capital management world. In 2017, many cities passed employee scheduling laws, also called “fair workweek”, “secure”, or “predictable” scheduling rules. As of 2017, five U.S.

It just got a little easier to charge you with discrimination

HR Morning

Now, even if you’re trying to help individuals work for your company, you could be charged with discrimination. . New regulations, which kicked in January 18, 2017, just made the employee verification process a little more dangerous.

Protecting Your Company from a Discrimination Lawsuit

Stratus

businesses and government agencies paid out more than $482 million to resolve work-related discrimination and harassment claims in 2016, a number that the EEOC indicates is on the rise. As an employer, it’s essential to have policies in place to prevent workplace discrimination, but where do you start? Steps to prevent discrimination and harassment in your workplace. Accordingly, our company has zero tolerance for harassment in any form or other such unlawful discrimination.

EEOC sends a message about age discrimination

OmegaHR Solutions

As we close in on the 50 th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) the EEOC announced the settlement of a long-lived age discrimination suit against Texas Roadhouse. How many were discriminated against? What caused this discrimination?

Will There Be Over 90,000 Discrimination Charges Filed In 2017?

Investipro

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released the 2016 statistics for discrimination and harassment cases filed for the year, showing an increase for the second consecutive year. Discrimination charges were filed in 91,503 cases (29% being sex based claims). The U.S.

The Most Common Workplace Discrimination Claims

GoCGO

Discrimination lawsuits can be very time-consuming and expensive for employers, and can result in a loss of employee morale or reputation within the community. In 2019, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) resolved more than 72,675 charges of workplace discrimination.

Court Says You Can Fire A Worker You Believe Made Up A Discrimination Claim

TLNT: The Business of HR

It’s not just people who fabricate complaints of discrimination at work who can be fired, but those whom you believe fabricated discrimination claims. Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Title VII (EEOC

Do Hiring Managers Discriminate Against Asian Candidates?

Workology

HR discrimination hiring discrimination name discrimination race unconscious biasAccording to a new study, candidates with names of Asian origin are less likely to book interviews. The joint Ryerson Munk School of Business and University of Toronto study found that even when Asian candidates had higher degrees and better resumes than other applicants, they still landed fewer interviews — and obviously, were therefore less likely to […] Source.

Coordinating FMLA with Discrimination Laws

HR Daily Advisor

Here, we’ll look at how to coordinate the FMLA with discrimination laws. Pregnancy Discrimination. The federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) applies to employers that have at least 15 employees. Genetic Discrimination.

In ‘Landmark’ Ruling, Court Says Sexual Orientation Discrimination is Illegal

HR Daily Advisor

Federal nondiscrimination law prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a federal appeals court ruled for the first time on April 4. Sexual orientation discrimination is, in fact, sex discrimination, according to the majority.

EEOC files landmark parental leave lawsuit: Was dad discriminated against?

HR Morning

When this employer rolled out its parental leave policy a few years ago, it probably never imagined it would be facing an EEOC discrimination lawsuit by one of its employees. The EEOC filed a discrimination lawsuit against Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

Disability Discrimination in the Workplace Costs Employers

HR Daily Advisor

It’s no secret that discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims based on disability cost employers plenty—and it’s not just the dollars awarded in damages (although, admittedly, some jury awards are eye-popping). So, what should employers do to avoid disability discrimination?

7 of the Biggest Business Risks in 2017 (Part One)

Talmetrix

He’s appeared in state and federal trial and appellate courts in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, non-compete, trade secret, and contract litigation. The post 7 of the Biggest Business Risks in 2017 (Part One) appeared first on Talmetrix.

It is not just women who claim sex discrimination lawsuits

OmegaHR Solutions

I think when most of us hear about a sex discrimination lawsuit we have a tendency to think a woman has filed a claim for discrimination on the basis of her sex. age discrimination discrimination EEOC sex discrimination men as the object of sex discrimination

OFCCP and Aramark Settle Hiring Discrimination and Steering Claims

Berkshire Associates

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Massachusetts Ruling Opens Door to Discrimination Suits Over Medical Marijuana

HR Daily Advisor

Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC, that an employee who was fired for failing a drug test based on her use of medical marijuana could sue her former employer for handicap discrimination under Massachusetts state law. ADA & Disabilities accommodation disability discrimination employees

That’s What No One Tells You About Hiring Women in 2017

TalentCulture

Picture this: It’s 2017, but gender imbalances still occur in companies. To hire female talents in 2017, recruiting managers should also focus on providing the information about pay equity. But here’s the rub: The argument that women aren’t interested is no longer valid in 2017.

Benefits for Singles: Are You Guilty of Singles Discrimination?

ADP

Singlism is a term for discrimination against single workers, but some organizations are realizing that benefits for singles can help

Sessions Memo Changes DOJ Position on Transgender Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement changing his department’s position on transgender employment discrimination marks a change in the legal landscape, but it doesn’t alter employer obligations under various state and local laws or the position taken by other federal agencies.

Age discrimination verdict: Jury awards former employee a whopping $51 million

HR Morning

Yet another example of how painful getting caught for discrimination law violations can be for employers: A New Jersey jury has just awarded a Lockheed Martin engineer an astonishing $51 million for discriminating against him because of his age. .

Federal courts split over sexual orientation discrimination

HRWest

By Diane Buisman A recent string of federal appeals court cases regarding sexual orientation discrimination has shone a light on an area of open interpretation under federal law. The post Federal courts split over sexual orientation discrimination appeared first on HR West℠.

Do recent legal decisions mean employers can discriminate on the basis of religious discrimination?

HR Zone

Can employers discriminate on religious dress Business.

Hiring Discrimination Isn’t Getting Better

Workology

According to a new study there has been little to no progress in reducing racial hiring discrimination since 1989. Researchers from Northwestern University, Harvard, and the Institute for Social Research in Norway looked studies on resume and interview discrimination in the past 28 years, looking for trends in the data. HR hiring discrimination racism

OFCCP Settles Minority Hiring Discrimination Compliance Review

Berkshire Associates

In March 2017 the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) quietly entered into a conciliation agreement with John W. Affirmative Action OFCCP Audit Workplace Discrimination

Should Your Pay Plan Discriminate?

Compensation Cafe

The word "discrimination" carries with it a multitude of negative connotations and is generally viewed as an unacceptable practice. Any organization that espouses a pay-for-performance approach to rewards already announces that they will discriminate in favor of higher performing employees.

Obesity and Its Relationship to Disability Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

Obesity and Its Relationship to Disability Discrimination. This situation can be further complicated when an employee has been subjected to weight-based discrimination. The post Obesity and Its Relationship to Disability Discrimination appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

Risky business: Pay discrimination case costs federal contractor $1.2M

HR Morning

million in back pay and interest and provide additional relief to resolve allegations of systemic pay discrimination against women at its facilities in Alpharetta, GA, and Boca Raton, FL, the Department of Labor announced.

EEOC vs. CSX Transportation: Claims of Company-Wide Discrimination

Berkshire Associates

Sex Discrimination Gender Discrimination EEOC NewsThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a suit against CSX Transportation stating the company has created discriminatory barriers for women seeking jobs with the company.

OFCCP Settles Steering and Compensation Discrimination Claim with Alabama Contractor

Berkshire Associates

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) continues to demonstrate its focus on steering and compensation discrimination by entering into a conciliation agreement with Vulcan Information Packaging (Vulcan) facility located in Vincent, AL.

Has the EEOC found religion on LGBT workplace discrimination?

The Employer Handbook

“EEOC Sues Detroit Funeral Home Chain for Sex Discrimination Against Transgender Employee” That was the headline from this September 2014 U.S. Stephens’ behalf under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 , alleging that Harris Funeral Homes discriminated against Ms.

Uber Sued for Pay Discrimination

Berkshire Associates

Compensation Compliance Workplace DiscriminationIn a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, October 24 in a California State Court, three women of color allege that Uber Technologies, Inc. has not been paying female and minority engineers fairly. The lawsuit claims part of the problem can be attributed to a performance evaluation system in which supervisors rank their subordinates. It also states that the way starting salaries are determined resulted in lower pay for women.

Confessions of a Reluctant Feminist: My Role In Perpetuating Workplace Discrimination

Inpower Coaching

We need to figure out how to fight the kind of workplace discrimination that creates cultural uniformity in our businesses for two reasons. We have to learn to see discrimination and speak about it in very specific ways to keep from perpetuating it.