Is obesity a disability under ADA?

Business Management Daily

Final note: Some workers are protected from obesity discrimination; more may soon be. Michigan has banned obesity discrimination in employment since 1977. Weight discrimination is unlawful in San Francisco; Santa Fe, N.M.; The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that by 2022, more than 30% of people ages 65-74 will still be working, up from 20% in 2002. Discrimination and Harassment Employment Law

Colorado Extends FFCRA Requirements to All Employers

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EEOC Unveils Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

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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.

Equity from the Inside Out

HRO Today

Byham shares an example of effective leadership in the face of racial discrimination: If a Black employee shares direct feedback of the microaggressions they have experienced on their team, leaders should track what those microaggressions look like and take active steps to educate the team about the harmful behaviors. For example, leadership advancement decisions should be made using data and leadership assessments rather than a vague feeling of “leadership potential,” explains Byham.

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Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why It’s Important to Include Age in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

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Ageism Is Real Ageism is a substantial workplace issue we need to address—especially because by 2022, more than one-third of the U.S. In an AARP survey of adults over 45, 61% of respondents said that they had seen or personally experienced age discrimination. As companies increasingly report their D&I statistics for women, people of color and other groups, they should also report the data for the age distribution of their workforce.

Explaining the Economy: Discouraged Workers, the July 2019 Jobs Report, and the Financial.

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The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released a fresh slate of data in the July 2019 jobs report, showing 164,000 jobs added and a steady 3.7% One notable data point in this month’s report was the number of discouraged workers, which numbered 368,000 and was 144,000 fewer than the same month a year ago. According to the bureau, workers are discouraged due to circumstances that include a lack of schooling, an absence of training, the existence of discrimination, and age.

Important AI Facts and Why You Need to Know Them

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So we’ve put together a few facts with data and what some of the experts in the field have to say about AI. Thanks to natural language processing and actionable data, AI can automate tasks to increase productivity on your end. . Harvard Business Review’s data shows that virtual assistants and administrative workflow has the potential to add $38B in annual value by 2026. Banks that invest in AI could increase their revenue by an average 34% and their employment by 14% by 2022.

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Is your benefits package ready for 2020?

HR Morning

Its effective date was scheduled for 2022, but recently the House voted to repeal the tax altogether. As you prepare your benefits package for 2020, you will probably want to talk to their providers about whether recent security breaches to data protected by HIPAA warrants beefing up security and risk-management measures. so as not to discriminate against any employees. Its never too early to be ready to watch for changes affecting your benefits package for 2020.

WIRTW #465 (the “gimme a break” edition)

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Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Million Worker Shortfall By 2022 — via Dark Reading. What Employers Need to Know about Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation — via Privacy Law Blog. Next week, I am taking a much needed break, as I will be out of the office. I’ll see everyone back on June 19.