California Firm Esri Reaches $2.3 Million Pay Discrimination Settlement

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Despite continuous legislative and social efforts aimed at closing the gender pay gap, pay discrimination persists. Yang said , “Federal contractors must ensure that their compensation policies and practices provide equal pay and do not lead to discrimination based on gender.”

Pay Data Reporting Key To Ending Pay Discrimination

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Known as EEO-1 Component 2, the EEOC’s short-lived pay data reporting requirements demonstrated significant value in identifying and resolving pay discrimination in the workplace. The post Pay Data Reporting Key To Ending Pay Discrimination first appeared on Trusaic.

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New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Expands Protections Against Ageism

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The state of New Jersey recently updated its Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) to include protections against age discrimination. Below we outline what employers need to know about the anti-discrimination law.

EEOC issues new discrimination guidance: 11 things you must know

HR Morning

The new guidance covers national origin discrimination, and it has replaced the EEOC’s 2002 compliance manual section on that topic. Of course, employers already know they can’t discriminate against individuals on the basis of their national origin. Translation : The feds are going to be vigilantly looking for employers who discriminate against people in those classes. Discrimination based on “perceived” national origin is illegal.

The HR Leader's Introduction to LGBT+ Inclusion

Speaker: Dr. Kryss Shane - America's Leading LGBT+ Expert and Author

In today's ever-evolving world, it can be tough for an HR leader to know the most updated terminology for the LGBT+ community, let alone how to be more inclusive in the workplace. Join Dr. Kryss to learn the words and phrases as well as gaining insights and action steps to bring more inclusion into your workplace! There'll even be time for a Q&A at the end!

What Is Hiring Discrimination And How To Prevent It?

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Hiring discrimination is when a current or potential employer judges anything other than meritocracy and the ability of the candidate to perform the task at hand. . Discrimination in a Changing Recruitment Environment. Types of Hiring Discrimination. Age discrimination.

Discrimination: A Workplace Disorder

TalentCulture

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. No, workplace discrimination is not a new topic.

Addressing Age Discrimination in Employment

HRWatchdog

In fact, the FEHA has very specific requirements as far as age discrimination is concerned.). Barnes points to a study from 2017 that showed considerably stronger evidence of discrimination against older women than older men — much like the WerkLabs study.

Companies Rethinking NDAs with Discrimination Settlements

Trusaic

Similar tactics are often used in racial discrimination settlements. Let’s take a look at how and why, and at what employers need to know. ” Ozoma added that she experienced racism, discrimination and abuse at Pinterest.

11 reasons to pay attention to EEOC’s new discrimination guidance

HR Morning

The EEOC’s latest proposed guidance covers a topic a lot of employers probably think they already know well: national origin discrimination. ” Translation, the feds are going to be vigilantly looking for employers who discriminate against people in those classes. Discrimination based on “perceived” national origin is illegal. If you’re involved in any way in human trafficking, you may be guilty of national origin discrimination.

California DFEH Sues Activision Blizzard for Systemic Discrimination

Trusaic

Following a two-year investigation, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) sued the entertainment gaming giant, Activision Blizzard for systematic discrimination on July 21, 2021. It will be interesting to see how Activision Blizzard will move forward at this time.

Rethinking language that works at work

TLNT

Years of quarantining and virtual meetings have ushered in new levels of at-work casualness. You’ve probably noticed it. Whether it’s emojis punctuating professional emails, to yoga pants becoming de rigueur , the world of work is ‘different’.

Google Settles $118 Million Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Trusaic

This time, however, the story is a little different, as the multinational technology giant is under fire for gender pay discrimination. This isn’t the first time Google has been in the spotlight for pay discrimination.

How Serious are EEOC Age Discrimination Charges? Very.

Trusaic

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a government agency charged with enforcing federal civil rights laws, such as the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA). The post How Serious are EEOC Age Discrimination Charges?

Restructuring? How to Avoid Layoff Discrimination

Intoo USA

One important legal concern to keep in mind are the federal laws against employment discrimination enforced by the U.S. It is possible to inadvertently conduct a reduction in force in a way that opens your company up to layoff discrimination lawsuits.

Bias, Discrimination Concerns Over Video Resume Platform

HRWatchdog

While updating recruiting and hiring methods and practices to align with the times is admirable, some experts warn that utilizing video resumes could result in added bias and/or discrimination during the hiring process. A solid example is age discrimination.

Google Involved in Another Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Trusaic

This time, Cloud Engineering Director, Ulku Rowe, has sued the giant tech company claiming gender-based discrimination in violation of the U.S. This isn’t Google’s first time in the spotlight with sex-discrimination and equal pay violations.

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. Well-Being Discrimination LGBTQ syndicated workplace discrimination

Was Graveyard Shift Transfer a Result of Discrimination?

HR Daily Advisor

A federal judge in Aberdeen, Mississippi recently heard an employee’s claims that she was rescheduled to the graveyard shift as a result of discrimination and that she had been subjected to a hostile work environment. Shirley filed suit, claiming that Covenant Dove discriminated against her based on her race, gender, and age (she was 47 years old at the time) and retaliated against her when it moved her back to the late-night shift.

Unemployment Discrimination Rears Head Again

HRExecutive

With the economy slowly, but surely making its way back (at least for now), cases involving unemployment discrimination have taken a back seat to recruiting and talent management, as stories go. I wrote a news analysis earlier this year about the push from the White House against long-term-unemployment discrimination, including President Obama’s vow during his Jan. At the time of that story, New York was one of 10 states mulling a state law banning such discrimination.

How to Prevent Discrimination in the Workplace

Namely - Talent

Laws have come a long way when it comes to recognizing and prohibiting discrimination in the workplace. Discrimination in the workplace is detrimental for employees and puts the company at risk for legal action.

Disney Fighting Class-Action Status for Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Trusaic

A pay discrimination lawsuit against Walt Disney Company claiming the entertainment company has violated the California Equal Pay Act has expanded to include ABC Television, as well as Disney’s music label and film studio.

Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

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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.

Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work

TheHRBlog

Continue reading Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work at Human Resources Blog | Top HR Blog. Gender Discrimination Gender Diversity Issues of gender discrimination

Restructuring? How to Avoid Layoff Discrimination

Intoo USA

One important legal concern to keep in mind are the federal laws against employment discrimination enforced by the U.S. Although layoff discrimination may seem like a clear-cut issue—you either intentionally discriminated against an employee or you didn’t—real-life cases are not always so cut and dried. It is possible to inadvertently conduct a reduction in force in a way that opens your company up to layoff discrimination lawsuits.

EEOC to Employers: Be Proactive on Addressing Instances of Age Discrimination

Trusaic

A number of federal, state, and local laws make it illegal to discriminate against a job candidate or employee on the basis of age. For example, theAge Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits discrimination based on age for persons 40 or older.

DEI Discrimination Claim Highlights Need for Employer Diligence

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A recent discrimination claim involving global advertising agency Wunderman Thompson is a case in point. Not long after, a top executive was quoted at a conference saying the agency intended to “‘obliterate’ its reputation for being full of ‘straight white men.’”.

Can your business dodge an EEOC discrimination claim by closing and opening under a new name?

The Employer Handbook

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued a restaurant in Michigan, claiming that it engaged in sex discrimination toward its female employees by subjecting them to sexual harassment and maintaining a hostile work environment. discrimination.” Image by GraphicMama-team from Pixabay.

A Glimpse Inside Tesla’s $137 Million Discrimination Lawsuit

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Earlier this month, Tesla lost a discrimination lawsuit filed by an former employee to the tune of $137 million. Failure to implement ongoing goals in a DEI plan comes at a steep price. The post A Glimpse Inside Tesla’s $137 Million Discrimination Lawsuit first appeared on Trusaic.

How to Respond to Workplace Discrimination

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If you ever got bullied at school, you probably first tried to brush it off, and you only went to your parents or your […]. Business Human Resources Leadership business leaders business outcomes Career Career Advice discrimination Growth HR HR101 hrblog HRblogs Humanbiz Improvement Workplace workplace discrimination workplace safety workplace wellness

Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work

TheHRBlog

Continue reading Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work at Human Resources Blog | Top HR Blog. Gender Discrimination Gender Diversity Issues of gender discrimination

EEOC and DOL Announce Guidance on AI and Discrimination

Helpside

Recently, the EEOC and DOL have noticed a side effect that can cause discrimination when using some types of screening technology. They’ve determined that not compensating for or avoiding this type of discrimination will cause you to fall out of compliance.

Biden’s Order Signals Shift Towards Fighting Discrimination

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A new Executive Order from President Biden portends a seismic shift in White House policy on preventing and combating discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. “It The post Biden’s Order Signals Shift Towards Fighting Discrimination first appeared on Trusaic.

Over a third of UK adults have suffered discrimination at work

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New research by CIPHR suggests that over a third of UK adults have suffered workplace discrimination . Over a third of British adults (36%) report having experienced some form of discrimination in the workplace or when job hunting, study finds. Discrimination rife in workplaces.

What to Do When an Employee Complains About ‘Discrimination’

HRWatchdog

An employee complained to me that a coworker frequently yells at the employee for parking in the wrong spot and says that the coworker is “discriminating” against him by yelling at him. CalChamber members can read more about Types of Discrimination in the HR Library.

Discrimination 101

The Employer Handbook

Ischa1, Helder [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons A few days ago, I blogged about How does one of your employees actually prove discrimination in court? Late last week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals adjudicated — such a lawyerly word, ‘adjudicated’ — this race discrimination case. On Monday, we talked about the first step of that process; namely, the prima facie claim of discrimination.

Telecommuting Discrimination – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve talked before about telecommuting and about discriminating against parents , but never together. Is this considered discrimination in the workplace? Heather is an employment attorney and regular contributor at HR Examiner. Heather] Employers cannot make a rule that an employee who has children at home cannot work from home. This is sometimes called Family Responsibilities Discrimination. It is gender, marital status, and family status discrimination.

US Foods and OFCCP Settle Hiring Discrimination Claims

Berkshire Associates

has entered into a conciliation agreement with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) to settle allegations of hiring discrimination at the foodservice distributors’ Wixom, Michigan facility. Affirmative Action Gender DiscriminationUS Foods, Inc.

What to Do if the EEOC Receives a Charge of Discrimination Against Your Company

Trusaic

Employees or former employees who feel that they have been discriminated against in the workplace are usually the reason that charges of discrimination are filed. Often an attempt at mediation.

Worst States for Age Discrimination in the Covid Economy

Take It Personel-ly

Age discrimination claims have spiked in over a dozen states since 2018. Older workers are especially at risk for “benign” discrimination and layoffs out of fear for their health, an issue unique to this recession.