What to Do When an Employee Complains About ‘Discrimination’


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.

Are Federal Courts Now Ruling Transgender Discrimination Is Sex Discrimination?

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Discrimination HR Management HR News HR Trends Legal, Compliance & Policies Sexual Discrimination FeaturedBy Eric B. Meyer.


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Facebook Sued for Discriminating Against U.S. Workers

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Immigration and Visas Talent Acquisition ComplianceThe Department of Justice (DOJ) has sued Facebook for allegedly setting aside thousands of jobs for foreign temporary guest workers, rather than advertising those jobs to available U.S. workers as required by law.

Compliance Check: Employment Law in 2021 | BerniePortal


Maintaining compliance is one of the most important ongoing tasks that HR teams face, especially during a time when many workforces are still operating remotely and labor law is evolving due to COVID-19. What Compliance Notices Should be Posted? HR Compliance

Amended Harassment and Discrimination Rules Are Here – Starting with California


California-based employers with five or more employees must now comply with amended anti-discrimination regulations regarding the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) that went into effect on April. Legal News & Compliance anti-discrimination lawsVisit site for full story.

AI: Discriminatory Data In, Discrimination Out

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Artificial intelligence (AI), increasingly used in recruiting, might inadvertently discriminate against women and minorities if the data fed into it is flawed. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)--Employee Relations Talent Acquisition Compliance Employment Law Technology--Compliance

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. Compliance. Disability discrimination.

OFCCP Settles Discrimination Claims with Nebraska Skilled Nursing Home

Berkshire Associates

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into a conciliation agreement with GGNSC Omaha Hallmark, LLC and Omaha Metro Care Rehabilitation Center, LLC to settle allegations of hiring discrimination at a skilled nursing home facility in Omaha, Nebraska.

To Save Compliance Training, Focus on Root Causes

Grovo HR

Across L&D, compliance is considered a necessary evil: the scourge of both employees and learning practitioners and an annual box to check for risk-averse company executives. Ask an employee, and they’ll say compliance training brings to mind 1980s-era harassment videos coupled with requirements to change your password every 90 days. It’s no wonder compliance training has come to be seen as something to dread by everyone involved.

OFCCP Issues Final Rule on Sex Discrimination

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Yesterday, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced publication of its long-awaited final rule on sex discrimination. Discrimination Legal - Compliance & Policies Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Sexual DiscriminationThis rule, in the form of regulations, updates the OFCCP’s 1970 guidance on this topic.

Background Check FCRA Compliance for Employers

Accurate Background

One important thing to look for when using a professional background screening company is expertise with compliance. What are Employer Compliance Responsibilities? Professional background screening companies like Accurate have an important role to play in FCRA compliance.

OFCCP Settles Minority Hiring Discrimination Compliance Review

Berkshire Associates

In March 2017 the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) quietly entered into a conciliation agreement with John W. Affirmative Action OFCCP Audit Workplace DiscriminationStone Oil Distributor to settle allegations that the contractor failed to hire minority applicants for deckhand positions at their Terrytown, La. location. OFCCP alleges that John W.

8 steps to stamp out LGBT discrimination

Business Management Daily

Discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people is nothing new. For years there have been complaints, court cases, and stories in the media that show just how vulnerable the LGBT population is to discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

How Companies Can Fight LGBT Discrimination

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Discrimination Hiring Discrimination Legal, Compliance & PoliciesBy Eric B. Meyer.

Labor Secretary Scalia Legalizes Workplace Discrimination Based On Way Out

HR Digest

The order discriminates against racial and religious minorities, women, and especially LGBTQ people in the name of protecting “religious liberty.” Executive Order 11246 that protects discrimination against Federal contract workers, was promulgated in 1965 by President Lyndon Johnson.

Court Says You Can Fire A Worker You Believe Made Up A Discrimination Claim

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It’s not just people who fabricate complaints of discrimination at work who can be fired, but those whom you believe fabricated discrimination claims. Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Title VII (EEOC

Experience Caps In a Job Posting Could Be Age Discrimination

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Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) Job Postings Legal - Compliance & Policies Featured legal issuesLaw firms, among other businesses, are notorious for seeking non-partner candidates with experience within a range of years: “1-4 years,” “5-8 years,” “with about 10 years of experience.”.

4 HR and Compliance Changes for 2020


A comprehensive legal and HR compliance update is essential for keeping up with ever-changing laws and regulations. New HR Compliance Changes for 2020. It also covers employers with at least one employee unless the employer can show evidence of undue hardship for compliance.

Maryland Bans Workplace Hair Discrimination


Discrimination based on hair texture and type, and hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists will be illegal in Maryland. Discrimination based on race is prohibited under several Maryland laws, including those prohibiting discrimination in: Employment.

25 HR Compliance Terms to Know for 2018

ClearCompany HRM

In addition to the holiday parties and secret santa gift exchanges, the end of the year also brings organizational compliance processes as your HR department gets ready to wrap things up. Take a look at the 25 HR compliance terms you need to know as a manager: Affirmative Action Plan (AAP): A written set of specific, results-oriented procedures to be followed. Intended to remedy the effects of past discrimination or underutilization of women and minorities.

Norfolk Southern Settles Age Discrimination Suit

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Railroad company Norfolk Southern Corporation agreed to pay $350,000 and take substantial nonmonetary action to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Talent Acquisition Compliance Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO

Fired Google Engineer Sues Claiming Discrimination Against Caucasians, Men and Conservatives

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Google has been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging it discriminates against white male conservatives. Diversity Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Discrimination Featured legal issues

New Study Shows There is Rampant Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace

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Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) HR Management HR News HR Trends Legal, Compliance & Policies Sexual DiscriminationBy Eric B. Meyer.

Independence Day Commemorates Freedom … from Discrimination

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This act was a landmark civil rights and labor law prohibiting discrimination in public places, providing for the integration of schools and other public facilities, and made employment discrimination illegal. Background Checks Candidate Experience Compliance

Fired For a Mouthful of Coffee? Court Says It Might Be Age Discrimination

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Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) Discrimination HR Management HR News HR Trends Legal, Compliance & Policies FeaturedBy Eric B. Meyer.

4 key steps to maintaining HR compliance


These days, managing HR compliance is like a game of Whac-A-Mole. Fortunately, there are key steps employers can take to stay on top of evolving labor legislation—starting with a basic, four-pronged strategy for maintaining daily HR compliance.

A Strange Discrimination Issue: Can You Fire an Employee For “Extreme” Flatulence?

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Discrimination Employment Non Discrimination Act (ENDA) HR Management HR News HR Trends Legal, Compliance & Policies FeaturedBy Eric B. Meyer.

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? You may have also heard it referred to as compliance testing.

“Stray Remarks” by Co-Workers Don’t Constitute Age Discrimination

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Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) Discrimination HR Management HR News HR Trends Legal, Compliance & PoliciesBy Eric B. Meyer.

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months. As a result, many organizations across industries are more aware of the risk of ethics and compliance violations, and the damaging consequences on their reputation, productivity, employee engagement, recruitment and retention and financial viability.

Your Due Diligence HR Compliance Checklist

HR Digest

This year’s continuing focus on the pandemic and growing concerns over business disruptions means your company needs to make sure its HR policies and procedures cover all areas of HR Compliance thoroughly. HR Compliance Checklist. HR Compliance Posters. Company Compliance.

EEOC issues new discrimination guidance: 11 things you must know

HR Morning

The EEOC is supplanting a 14-year-old section in its compliance manual with a brand new set of enforcement guidance. . 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. Discrimination based on “perceived” national origin is illegal.

Two Compliance Issues every HR professional should know and teach to managers

OmegaHR Solutions

Anti-discrimination. We know that discrimination is a “bad” thing, but unfortunately discrimination, both intended and unintended, still occurs. These include: Race- Race was the defining discrimination in the Civil Rights Act and it remains a major point in the US. HR professionals need to be on the constant lookout for racial discrimination. At the forefront of the news, sexual harassment is both a federal discrimination issue and a civil court issue.

Protecting Your Company from a Discrimination Lawsuit


businesses and government agencies paid out more than $482 million to resolve work-related discrimination and harassment claims in 2016, a number that the EEOC indicates is on the rise. As an employer, it’s essential to have policies in place to prevent workplace discrimination, but where do you start? Steps to prevent discrimination and harassment in your workplace. Accordingly, our company has zero tolerance for harassment in any form or other such unlawful discrimination.

Preventing the High Cost of Discrimination in the Workplace

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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.

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act: A Critical Step Towards Women’s Equality

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“It is illegal to discriminate on the basis of pregnancy or gender. Intertwined with this law is another closely related initiative enacted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission : The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). Pregnancy Discrimination & Harassment.

What Caused Employee to Claim Disability Discrimination on Her 2nd Day of Work?

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Disability Discrimination Hiring Discrimination HR Management HR News HR Trends Legal, Compliance & Policies Reasonable AccommodationBy Eric B. Meyer.