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.; Discrimination and Harassment Employment Law

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

Cornerstone On Demand

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.

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EEOC Unveils Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

Sterling Talent Solutions

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.

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. 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.

New California Laws and HR Trends for 2017 and Beyond

HR Daily Advisor

The new regulations relate to gender identity and gender expression discrimination in the workplace. For employers with 25 or fewer employees, the effective date is January 1, 2022.

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

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

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.