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.

The Non Discrimination Policy: Importance and 5 Examples

Digital HR Tech

You need a non discrimination policy in your workplace, and this article will help you write one that reflects your company’s commitment to treating everyone equally. Why you need a non-discrimination policy in the workplace. Non discrimination policy statement example.

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How Serious are EEOC Age Discrimination Charges? Very.

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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?

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. The lawsuit also states Rowe was denied additional earned compensation and a promotion for which she was the most qualified candidate.

DEI Discrimination Claim Highlights Need for Employer Diligence

Trusaic

However, employers should heed the dangers of adopting “overly aggressive” DEI policies within their organizations. A recent discrimination claim involving global advertising agency Wunderman Thompson is a case in point.

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. 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. Discrimination has probably been around since the beginning of humankind, but started to get some notable attention in the 1960’s.

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.

Gender Policy Council Reestablished

Berkshire Associates

President Biden has reestablished an independent council designed to provide guidance on strengthening equal pay and gender discrimination mandates. Gender Discrimination Pay Equity

Employee handbook examples and sample policies

Business Management Daily

Be sure that the policies that you include in your handbook are representative of your company culture and your intentions to enforce said policies. It’s best to start your employee manual with a thorough table of contents to help employees refer back to specific workplace policies.

What is Compensation Management?

Zenefits

One of the main benefits of a good compensation management system is pay equity, but there are ample other benefits, like aiding in budget creation, attracting recruits, reducing turnover, and more. It’s important for business owners and HR leaders to know how compensation management works, the benefits, and what to consider before investing in an appropriate system. . What is compensation management? What are the objectives of compensation management?

Workplace Discrimination in 2021 – UK Statistics and Figures

cipHR

Workplace discrimination statistics in 2021. Discrimination in the workplace has a significant impact on the lives of many, causing some to quit their jobs, feel isolated or even be turned away from a role. Discrimination in the workplace – summary.

How to Create an Effective Compensation Philosophy

Analytics in HR

A compensation philosophy guides your organization in creating fair, transparent compensation programs and helps you attract and retain employees. Contents What is a compensation philosophy? Why does your organization need a compensation philosophy?

How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties? Very.

Trusaic

A News Release dated June 22, 2020, described the order, which requires WMS Solutions, LLC to pay $960,905 in back wages, damages, and interest based on discrimination and harassment claims. Of the $960,905 that the company must pay, $179,907 must go to remedy pay discrimination.

5 Most Common Examples of Workplace Discrimination

Career Metis

Title VIII of this Act prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on color, race, religion, pregnancy status, HIV/AIDS status, citizenship, the nation of origin, or sex. Here are five examples of workplace discrimination. Sex Discrimination.

A federal court says certain religious employers may discriminate against LGBT employees

The Employer Handbook

Clayton County held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids employment discrimination based on LGBT status? I want to focus specifically here on how Title VII applies because that federal anti-discrimination law was the focal point of the Bostock decision.

Pay Equity in 2021: California’s New Pay Reporting Policy

Astron Solutions

What is California’s New Pay Equity Reporting Policy? What are the Drawbacks of this New Policy? While many are hopeful that this new reporting policy will help minimize pay discrimination, there is concern that the reporting does not reveal all the factors for why pay gaps exist. Consult with legal counsel and compensation auditors to examine the current state of your organization’s pay equity, and develop a plan to correct any issues as soon as possible.

Discrimination: A Workplace Disorder

SAP Innovation

The story centered on the topic of discrimination as commented by and seen through the eyes of a few recruiters in the staffing industry. The comments in this article illustrated the very nature of systemic discrimination across America and how well ingrained it is in this country. No, workplace discrimination is not a new topic. Discrimination has probably been around since the beginning of humankind, but started to get some notable attention in the 1960s.

Which Non-Discrimination Policies to Include in an Employee Handbook

Zenefits

While it’s crucial to openly speak about how to facilitate a respectful and open workplace, it’s also a good idea to formally write these policies down. Written policies help employees understand and comply with your expectations– and they can help you stay on the right side of compliance. They also make it easier for you and your management team to prevent discrimination and the complaints that may result. Harassment Policy. Leave Policy.

Building pay equity into your culture, policies and practices

Insperity

It seems simple enough, but implementing fair pay is a complex process that requires: Good data Ongoing reviews A willingness to reexamine assumptions about who fills different kinds of roles A cultural commitment to compensating every employee appropriately. Benefits and compensation

EU Court Ruling to Shift German Religious Anti-discrimination Policy

Global People Strategist

Germany allows its churches to be autonomous in making their decisions, but this ruling calls into question the legitimacy and integrity of German anti-discrimination laws and their compliance with EU anti-discrimination standards. The European Court of Justice made its determination on the discrimination law following a case of a job applicant against the Protestant Church of Germany. A Significant Shift in Employment Policy.

Sex Discrimination Guidelines: ‘Outdated and Inaccurate’

HR Daily Advisor

Existing sex discrimination guidelines (found at 41 C.F.R. Since employer policies and practices—and the workplace itself—have changed dramatically since then, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) OFCCP issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would rescind the existing Sex Discrimination Guidelines and propose provisions that address current workplace practices and issues and align contractors’ obligation with current law and legal interpretations.

Gaming company’s ‘bro culture’ sparks gender discrimination lawsuit

HR Morning

Two women are suing “League of Legends” video game developer Riot Games for discrimination, harassment, and violation of the California Equal Pay Act. The ex-employee claims she was not compensated for taking on extra work after her supervisor left the company. The current employee alleges illegal discrimination against women, saying her supervisor would only consider woman for junior positions, because he was uncomfortable with men having to do those jobs.

Court: Shareholders and equity partners cannot sue for discrimination under Title VII.

The Employer Handbook

Among other things, an owner lacks standing to sue for discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 , according to this recent Fourth Circuit decision. Instead, she was compensated according to a formula whose output varied with the profits and losses of the firm.

Equal Pay Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Costs SnoBear USA $20,000

Pollack Peacebuilding

The lawsuit charges that discrimination on the basis of sex blocked the equal pay opportunity of an equally qualified female employee. The EEOC charged that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Equal Pay Act (EPA) disallow discrimination on the basis of sex. Discrimination Victims.

Auto Dealer to Pay $125,000 for Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Pollack Peacebuilding

Titus-Will’s actions are in definite violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits an employee’s disability being a reason they are discriminated against, or perceived to be discriminated against, in any way. .

6 must-have policies for a strong employee handbook

Insperity

Not having clear policies can mean big problems. Your employee handbook should provide guidance to reinforce your policies. Outline the policies that affect your employees. Communications policy. A clear communications policy may have been optional in the past, but it’s more important than ever in the current technological environment. Nondiscrimination policy. Laws prohibiting discrimination are enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Should Your Pay Plan Discriminate?

Compensation Cafe

The word "discrimination" carries with it a multitude of negative connotations and is generally viewed as an unacceptable practice. Any organization that espouses a pay-for-performance approach to rewards already announces that they will discriminate in favor of higher performing employees. There are those who argue against any form of pay discrimination; those who feel that "taking from Peter to pay Paul" is a harmful strategy. Let's Discriminate.

Ban the Box for Crime but Discriminate Over Past Pay

Compensation Cafe

Stop asking job applicants about criminal records but continue to discriminate against those with an unacceptable past pay history. At the same time, they have no problem with permitting instant discrimination against applicants with unacceptable prior income levels. Outfits with really bad work conditions often "compensate" with extraordinary guaranteed cash amounts which make escape very difficult.

How to Create an Equitable Compensation Program

Trainual

This includes equitable compensation. . And while I can’t change history, I can do my part to dismantle injustice within workplace practices and policies – and urge others to do the same. Creating an equitable compensation program. Compensation is logistical.

Here’s How to Make 2018 the Year of HR

TLNT: The Business of HR

Compensation & Benefits Discrimination HR Insights Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Harassment Featured philanthropyHuman resource professionals had more than enough on their plates in 2017.

EEOC issues 2017 enforcement plan: 6 areas it’s targeting next

HR Morning

The EEOC will focus on weeding out recruiting and hiring practices that discriminate against classes of individuals based on protected characteristics — race, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, etc. Protecting Vulnerable Workers, Including Immigrant and Migrant Workers, and Underserved Communities from Discrimination. Protecting members of the LGBT community from discrimination based on sex. The EEOC just issued its second-ever Strategic Enforcement Plan.

Terminated Problem Employee Points to Discrimination, Retaliation as True Motives

HR Daily Advisor

Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit—which covers Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania—recently upheld an employer’s trial court victory, providing useful guidance for employers seeking to manage difficult employees in the midst of workers’ compensation claims. Alleged Discrimination and Retaliation. He reported the injury, filed a claim for workers’ compensation, and took a medical leave that lasted 7 weeks. The U.S.

What Non-Discrimination Policies to Include in an Employee Handbook

Zenefits

While it’s crucial to openly speak about how to facilitate a respectful and open workplace, it’s also a good idea to formally write these policies down. Written policies help employees understand and comply with your expectations– and they can help you stay on the right side of compliance. They also make it easier for you and your management team to prevent discrimination and the complaints that may result. Harassment Policy. Leave Policy.

Are Your Employment Law Policies in Compliance?

HR Counselor's Corner

Have you reviewed your policies and practices lately? When reviewing your policy make sure: Background checks comply with Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Hiring practices are standardized and consistent to avoid claims of discrimination. Create or review employee policy handbooks. Can you really afford the penalties that inefficient and ineffective policies bring as well as the negative lasting impact they can have on your reputation?

How to Avoid Discrimination when Promoting Employees

Insperity

Promotions, which fall under the heading of terms and conditions of employment, are covered by federal and state employment and non-discrimination laws. Craft a solid promotion policy . One of the worst things you can do is promote an employee without making sure you have a strong, effective and established promotion policy. Discrimination lawsuits related to promotions are most common when there is no standard promotion policy or it is inconsistent or not well documented.