“Must Be Currently Employed.” Is Unemployment Discrimination Legal?

Stratus

Unemployment Discrimination Could Create a Disparate Impact. Disparate impact is unintentional discrimination that affects a protected group of people, even if the rule or action appears to be neutral. Related articles: “Must Be Currently Employed.”

Is Not Hiring Smokers Discrimination?

Employment Metrix

But is it discrimination not to? Disclaimer this article is not offering legal advice, it is simply considering an interesting topic. This article was written by Jennifer McDowell. To hire a smoker or not to hire a smoker? That is the question!

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Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Trusaic

Six lawyers from Jones Day have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging an array of gender discrimination claims against the law firm, including pay discrimination, sexual harassment, and stifled advancement. Even law firms and attorneys are not immune to equal pay issues.

Culture Scout: 4 articles that mix sweet, bitter and scary

CultureIQ

This week’s Culture Scout roams over the map with four articles that blend the sweet with the bitter–along with a dash of sci-fi scary. Excerpt from the ProBuilder article: “When the pandemic interrupted life and work … the entire company moved as if it had the same heartbeat.

“Discrimination Against LGBTQ Workers is Illegal” Rules Supreme Court

Stratus

The Supreme Court recently ruled that sex discrimination, as outlined in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, also prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. How do employers avoid discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity ruling?

When obesity discrimination is legal

Stratus

Obesity discrimination: Can you be turned down for a job because of your weight? Is discriminating against a job applicant ever legal? The title to this post isn’t a typo: obesity isn’t a protected class, meaning an employer could discriminate based on weight or any other appearance-based criteria at almost any time. Let me first say, however, that discriminating against a job applicant because of weight has never been a best practice. Is obesity discrimination legal?

Tips for overcoming racial discrimination in the workplace

HR Digest

Discrimination based on race, age, disability, or any other thing that sets you apart from the majority is not acceptable in any walk of life but more so in the workplace. First all do not shy away from mentioning discrimination in your organization.

How to Talk to Kids About Racism and Discrimination

LifeSpeak

It’s essential you have these conversations early and that they are not just about discrimination, but what is and isn’t race. Banks’ research examines the experience of discrimination and its impact on mental health and intergroup relations.

Preventing the High Cost of Discrimination in the Workplace

BizLibrary - HR

The post Preventing the High Cost of Discrimination in the Workplace appeared first on BizLibrary. Article compliance culture employee engagementIn a society that is continually becoming more and more diverse, creating opportunities for face-to-face, open-minded conversation in small settings is essential to working toward a larger culture that feels more familiarity than fear.

Will COVID-19 affect non-discrimination testing results?

Benefit Resource Inc.

The time is fast approaching to complete your non-discrimination testing. So, comes the question: will COVID-19 affect your non-discrimination testing results? What is non-discrimination testing? How may COVID-19 affect non-discrimination testing results this year?

COVID-19: Asian American Discrimination and Mental Health Resources

Thrive Global

As this trend continues, there will surely be a mental health fallout to consider given the negative impact of discrimination on wellbeing. Below is a four-step guide to navigating discrimination and hate and accessing community and mental health support during COVID-19.

Large Staffing Company Agrees to Pay $135,000 for I-9 Related Discrimination

LawLogix

Articles I-9 ArticlesThis may come as a surprise to some, but one of more pervasive mistakes in I-9 compliance has nothing to […].

November: The 13 best Change Management articles, videos and podcasts

All about Human Capital

November has seen many great articles, and many of them have been about effective management of change in a hybrid or remote workplace. All these questions are answered in the articles, podcasts and video I have selected in November. ARTICLES: 1.

Alabama Staffing Company Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Involving Electronic I-9 System

LawLogix

Articles I-9 ArticlesEarlier this month, the Department of Justice, through its Immigrant and Employee Rights (IER) section, announced yet another settlement agreement […].

Preventing the High Cost of Discrimination in the Workplace

BizLibrary - HR

The post Preventing the High Cost of Discrimination in the Workplace appeared first on BizLibrary. Article Weekly Video Highlight compliance culture employee engagementIn a society that is continually becoming more and more diverse, creating opportunities for face-to-face, open-minded conversation in small settings is essential to working toward a larger culture that feels more familiarity than fear.

EEOC Ruling on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

Supreme Court decision making same-sex marriage bans illegal across the country, many people have raised the question of discrimination. It may be legal for same-sex couples to marry, but it’s still also seemingly legal in many areas for businesses to discriminate based on sexual orientation. As of July 16, 2015, they’ve issued a new case ruling declaring that discrimination based on sexual orientation is already illegal and is covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Discrimination: A Workplace Disorder

TalentCulture

I came across an article recently that caught my attention. The story centered on the topic of discrimination as commented by and seen through the eyes of a few recruiters in the staffing industry. At first I assumed this was an outlier situation, but upon finishing the article I was met with a startling realization. The comments in this article illustrated the very nature of systemic discrimination across America and how well engrained it is in this country.

Coordinating FMLA with Discrimination Laws

HR Daily Advisor

In this article series, we’ll focus on the intersection of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how it affects many other laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), workers’ comp, and other state laws that apply to medical or disability leaves. 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.

Top 5 Trending HR analytics Articles of October 2018

Analytics in HR

Welcome to this fall edition of our ‘Most Trending Articles’ of 2018! Enjoy the following top articles in the HR Analytics space of October 2018! #5: Starting off this month, we have a great article by Eric Siegel on predictive analytics. In his article, Eric mentions how many organizations work to ramp up their existing staff’s analytics skills, including predictive analytics. Read the rest of his article here ! #4: The article is a great read!

Social media, discrimination and the royal family

cipHR

The claimant, Angela Gibbons, brought claims of unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and belief discrimination following her dismissal. Following the guidelines, the tribunal found that Ms Gibbons’ belief was indeed a genuine belief against which its holders should be protected from discrimination. She brought claims of direct and indirect belief discrimination. Her claim for indirect discrimination also failed. Blog HR Articles

No. 1 Tip to Beat Age Discrimination in 2020

Thrive Global

Since we started these talk shows in January, there’s been an overwhelming number of viewers sharing their concerns around age discrimination in the comments. Why the Okay Boomer trend is driving more age discrimination. This article was originally published on LinkedIn.

Confronting Discrimination In The Workplace (For Leaders)

Vantage Circle

Discrimination, subtle or blatant, can be seen everywhere in our day to day lives. However, many leaders choose to believe that discrimination in the workplace doesn’t really exist. Discrimination can be in the little acts itself. Should they fire the ones who are discriminating?

Prevent Workplace Discrimination: How to Stop Bullying and Eliminate Bias

Synergy

This is a problem in America, one that often leads to a bias and, in too many instances, outright discrimination. However, the proper education and training can help prevent workplace discrimination in any business. The Nuances of Discrimination. There are many forms of bias and discrimination in today’s corporate environments. With 42% of women having experienced gender discrimination at work, unfair treatment based on sex is one of the most prominent.

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. The ruling, combined with the federal government’s position on the issue, means that employers must ensure they do not discriminate based on sexual orientation, he told BLR ®. Sexual orientation discrimination is, in fact, sex discrimination, according to the majority.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

Awesome HR Blogs (Untrackable) — There’s a second list at the end of this article with blogs that ahrefs didn’t track in a fair, apples-to-apples way. Top 3 Articles — ahrefs provides an estimate of the top 3 articles for each blog. Discrimination.

Social media, discrimination and the royal family

cipHR

The claimant, Angela Gibbons, brought claims of unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and belief discrimination following her dismissal. Following the guidelines, the tribunal found that Ms Gibbons’ belief was indeed a genuine belief against which its holders should be protected from discrimination. She brought claims of direct and indirect belief discrimination. Her claim for indirect discrimination also failed. Blog HR Articles

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. attorneys titled “Revised Treatment of Transgender Employment Discrimination Claims,” Sessions says the U.S. The most straightforward reading of Title VII is that discrimination ‘because of.

EEOC Ruling on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

Supreme Court decision making same-sex marriage bans illegal across the country, many people have raised the question of discrimination. It may be legal for same-sex couples to marry, but it’s still also seemingly legal in many areas for businesses to discriminate based on sexual orientation. As of July 16, 2015, they’ve issued a new case ruling declaring that discrimination based on sexual orientation is already illegal and is covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

What LGBTQ Discrimination in the Workplace Looks Like (& How to Respond)

Thrive Global

The LGTBQ community has made strides in the last few decades to curtail workplace discrimination, but as with other types of discrimination, there is always more work to be done. However, many states (at least 22 as of this writing) and major cities have their own laws protecting against LGTBQ discrimination. LGBTQ Discrimination Today. How To Respond To LGTBQ Discrimination. This article was originally published on Glassdoor.

Job Applicants with Misdemeanors: Employer Guidance

Stratus

At face value, a criminal background is not a protected class – meaning applicants with a criminal background can be discriminated against with no legal recourse. Not following this advice could lead you to a discrimination lawsuit, particularly when the applicant being rejected falls into a protected class of race, national original, color, sex, religion, disability, age (40+), etc. Can an employer legally exclude an applicant based on a misdemeanor in their criminal background?

When can you fire the employee who just complained about discrimination or took FMLA leave?

The Employer Handbook

Special thanks to Jennifer Carsen for including me in her article. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment Family and Medical LeaveSarah Klockars-Clauser [ CC BY-SA 2.0 ] Oh, I get it. You just clicked on this post for a friend. Well, on the one hand, I should thank you for your interest in this blog post. On the other, now I have to order a new fleet of computer servers since you’ve crashed pretty much all of the existing ones.

What is National Origin Discrimination?

HR Daily Advisor

According to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, national origin discrimination includes any discrimination based on the person’s place of birth, cultural heritage, accent, or native language. Separate from Title VII, there is also protection from discrimination based on citizenship status, which comes from the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA). For Employers: Avoiding National Origin Discrimination. National Origin Discrimination Exceptions.

Three for Thursday: HR articles to inform and educate

OmegaHR Solutions

BYOD differences between men and women discrimination harassment investigations Jon Hyman Suzanne Lucas Wonder WomanMust reads to protect yourself and your company. I read other people’s blog posts. All of you should regularly read several, but you may not have the time or the inclination. So I read for you and point out some of the ones that I think do a good job of informing you about a subject. #1. This week’s selection starts one from Suzanne Lucas the Evil HR Lady.

The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

You can hear some of these messages by checking out the NYT ’s recent mixed-media report at the top of our list of must-read articles below. Here are the must-read articles for this week: 1. Defensiveness Is Derailing Efforts to Fix Workplace Discrimination (TLNT).

Forced Pagan Ritual Ends in Discrimination Lawsuit for Virginia Employer

HR Daily Advisor

District Court in Norfolk, Virginia, drives this point home—and reminds employers to train managers and supervisors on discrimination and sexual harassment in order to avoid these types of lawsuits in the future. She has written articles for HR.BLR.com and the HR Daily Advisor websites and is responsible for the day-to-day management of HR.BLR.com and HRLaws.com. The post Forced Pagan Ritual Ends in Discrimination Lawsuit for Virginia Employer appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.