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Workplace lactation discrimination laws are expanding: Stay compliant

HR Morning

A recent lactation discrimination case in Delaware resulted in a $1 million jury award to a mother who sued when harassment from co-workers and supervisors caused her to stop pumping breast milk and subsequently lose her supply. . Research shows continued discrimination in the workplace.

Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences in people. Differences in education, as well as personalities, skill sets, experiences, is also included in the definition of diversity. So, what does it mean to have Diversity and Inclusion in your workplace?

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Company Will Pay $19.5 Million to Settle Gender Pay Discrimination Claim

HRWatchdog

Employers need to aware of the requirements under California’s Fair Pay Act. million to settle a pay discrimination claim. The women claimed that Qualcomm’s practices violated the California Fair Pay Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Equal Pay Act and Title VII.

Alleged Pay Discrimination at Google Makes Marc Benioff and Salesforce Look Amazing.

The HR Capitalist

At the time, I thought the move was brilliant, as it changed the conversation about workforce diversity to one of workforce equality - an equal goal that once achieved, was bound to change the narrative related to how much slack the world was going to give Salesforce for having some work to do on the diversity front. Department of Labor (DOL), available data suggests that women who work at Google suffer from "systemic compensation disparities" compared to their male peers.

Bass Pro to Pay $10.5M for Discriminatory Hiring Practices and Retaliation

HR Daily Advisor

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that alleged Bass Pro discriminated on the basis of race in its hiring and recruiting practices at its retail stores and then unlawfully retaliated against employees who opposed those practices.

DOL Sues Oracle for Pay Discrimination; Company Says Claims are ‘Political’

HR Daily Advisor

Department of Labor (DOL) has alleged in a lawsuit that tech company Oracle discriminates against employees and applicants on the basis of race and sex. Federal contractors are required to comply with all applicable anti-discrimination laws,” said Thomas M. The U.S.

Decreasing the Generational Divide

HRO Today

As the “Ok, boomer” rhetoric makes the rounds on social media, emerging in memes, hashtags, t-shirts, and even the halls of parliament, it is also increasingly making its way into the workplace—raising age discrimination concerns that could have dire consequences for businesses.

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

Just as recently, I learned about the passage of a new employment law in the state of Massachusetts that bans employers from inquiring about an applicant’s salary history prior to offering the individual a job. Reconciling Individual Rights & Employer Interests.

Managing the Downside of Diversity: When Employees Clash

Evil HR Lady

Monday, November 15, 2010 Managing the Downside of Diversity: When Employees Clash Dear Evil HR Lady, If problems keep occurring among team members, (whether it is personalities, ages, nationalities, communication or work styles), who is best able to identify, address, and formulate solutions?

Recruiting Best Practices- Your Technology and You

HRchitect

Acquiring new talent in your organization requires you to navigate around laws regarding discrimination, confidentiality of candidate information and a fiscal responsibility to your organization through timely hires and adherence to salary expectations. Written by: Bob Campagnoni.

Stay Compliant With Hiring Laws As Your Workforce Grows

ApplicantStack

As part of the settlement, the EEOC ordered Bass to proactively increase diversity hiring. Hiring laws should be taken as seriously as, well…a $10 million check. Why Do Business Owners Violate Hiring Laws? But plenty of employers are penalized every year. million.

ADEA Basics

HR Daily Advisor

What is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and are you in compliance? Here’s what it does: It prohibits employers with 20 or more full-time employees from discriminating against anyone who is 40 years old or older. Be sure to check state and local laws.

EEOC Examines Strategies to Reduce Retaliation in the Workplace

HRWatchdog

A panel of experts recently met with the commissioners of the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to discuss ways to prevent and rectify retaliation in the workplace. Retaliation claims also led employment complaints received by the Department of Fair Employment and Housing in 2014 (12,344 complaints). “Such efforts benefit workers and employers and make good business sense.”

WIRTW #404 (the “home is where is art is” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination HR 101: Temporary disabilities and the ADA — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Dilemma of the Month: When a Personal Matter Gets Professional — via Evil HR Lady, Suzanne Lucas Preventing Discrimination For Dummies! —

2019 BCGi Summit: Speaker Spotlight #1

Biddle Consulting

Industry thought leaders and subject matter experts will be presenting at the BCGi Summit: Striving for Diversity: Sure It’s Required…But It’s The Right Thing To Do! Session Title: Doing Right, The Right Way: Making Lawful Race, Gender & Ethnicity Considerations.

EEOC Examines Strategies to Reduce Retaliation in the Workplace

HRWatchdog

A panel of experts recently met with the commissioners of the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to discuss ways to prevent and rectify retaliation in the workplace. Retaliation claims also led employment complaints received by the Department of Fair Employment and Housing in 2014 (12,344 complaints). “Such efforts benefit workers and employers and make good business sense.”

Sure, She Works Here. But, Do We Employ Her?

HR Daily Advisor

Brinkerhoff, an associate in the Las Vegas office of law firm Holland & Hart LLP, offered her tips at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, held recently in Las Vegas. Recent Joint-Employer Test—National Labor Relations Board.

WIRTW #425 (the “tschüss” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Title VII and sexual orientation bias, revisited — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. Why Your Diversity Program May Be Helping Women but Not Minorities (or Vice Versa) — via Harvard Business Review.

Book Review – Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.) by Paul E. Levy

Workplace Psychology

Levy does an exceptional job explaining and covering the four-fifths rule: “To appreciate the intricacies of employment law as it applies to I/O psychology, you need to understand adverse impact. to discriminate) against a group if the selection rate (i.e.,

Rise Above the Status Quo: An Executive Summary

Paycor

Labor law expert and attorney Julie R. It’s a good idea to assess your handbook on an annual basis because laws and regulations constantly change. Unconscious Bias, Corporate Culture, Diversity & Inclusion. It is not discrimination—but be careful because it can be.

Is There Hope for a Job Hopper?

Evil HR Lady

For the past year and a half, I have been self-employed and have worked to build name recognition, but now I want to go back to being an employee. My broad and diverse background is a gentle way to express the many things I’ve done in life. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil?

Paycheck Fairness Act: Good Riddance

Evil HR Lady

I even referred my friend to this recent study and she refused to acknowledge it because "all other studies and facts show women are unfairly compensated." Frau Tech, I have no doubt that there are some women who have faced discrimination. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil?