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? Let me first say, however, that discriminating against a job applicant because of weight has never been a best practice.

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? 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? This is sometimes called Family Responsibilities Discrimination.

Legal Issues in AI: Bias and Discrimination

HR Examiner

Bias and discrimination are often used interchangeably. But this example is a research question, not discrimination. Discrimination is a legal term that means making an employment decision that adversely affects an individual or group in a protected class.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

in Tech Dice’s new Diversity and Inclusion Survey finds that discrimination and. of men believe gender discrimination exists in tech. Does gender discrimination exist in the tech industry?Gender Gender Discrimination 85% Women believe gender. discrimination exists in.

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

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.

Should Age Discrimination Matter to You?

HR Examiner

Age discrimination can happen to you. Age discrimination can happen to you. Age discrimination lives in that paradox. We are also hard-wired to discriminate. And age discrimination is the perfect place to start because it’s going to happen to you.

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

Age Discrimination is Affecting Company Culture

Kazoo

Age Discrimination in the Workplace. We recently spoke about discrimination against women in the workplace, but unfortunately, gender bias isn’t the only prejudice found in companies across the nation. Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

subcontractors “from discriminating in employment decisions. 11246 by prohibiting discrimination on the basis of. This Sex Discrimination. refrain from discriminating in employment against quali?ed. from discriminating in employment against protected.

‘Overqualified’ Is Just Another Word for Age Discrimination

TLNT: The Business of HR

” Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) Hiring Discrimination Talent Acquisition FeaturedHad a really talented lady reach out to me the other day.; 49 years old, college grad, great portfolio of work. She has been interviewing and is being told she is “overqualified.”

Ep 4 – NY Bans Hair Discrimination + Performance Management Trend

Workology

Go Podcast discrimination discrimination in the workplace Examples of discrimination in the workplace hair discrimination hr NY WorkologyGO podcastWelcome to the new Workology Go Podcast. In just under five minutes, we get you the HR and workplace news you need before you start your day. Get ready, get set and go with the Workology Go Podcast. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Are Federal Courts Now Ruling Transgender Discrimination Is Sex Discrimination?

TLNT: The Business of HR

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

These Lawyers Must Have Skipped the Class on Employment Discrimination

TLNT: The Business of HR

Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) FeaturedI don’t know how else to describe it.

Why You Should Always Discriminate in the Workplace

UpstartHR

Discrimination isn’t necessarily a bad thing. He is always discriminating against me for coming in a few minutes late or not getting my work done as fast as Joe.” People feel like all kinds of discrimination are bad/wrong/evil. See, we won’t discriminate against you for your age, gender, etc. I can discriminate against you all day long. “Discrimination” isn’t a blanket defense for poor work habits.

The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate?

HR Daily Advisor

All too often, we risk re-creating past discrimination, even when we try not to. How AI May Discriminate in Recruiting: The Amazon Example. The post The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate? Hiring & Recruiting AI discrimination recruiting

3 Ways To Avoid Discrimination In The Workplace

HR C-Suite

Workplace discrimination is a very serious issue that many individuals and businesses are facing today. Essentially, workplace discrimination involves unfair treatment towards people based on their age, race, sexual orientation, gender, and disabilities.

Title VII and sexual orientation discrimination

Business Management Daily

Title VII’s sex discrimination prohibition originally didn’t include sexual orientation, but recent cases indicate the High Court may change that. The post Title VII and sexual orientation discrimination appeared first on Business Management Daily. Centerpiece Discrimination and Harassment Employment Law

Amended Harassment and Discrimination Rules Are Here – Starting with California

TriNet

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 laws

Discrimination Guidance

OmegaHR Solutions

The EEOC reminds us that there are protections against religious and ethnic discrimination that employers must abide by. The EEOC specifically says: “Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits workplace discrimination based on religion, ethnicity, country of origin, race, or color. Employers are prohibited from discriminating in all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignments, pay, and termination.

Court: Sexual Stereotyping Is Really Sexual Discrimination

TLNT: The Business of HR

Last September, for the first time ever, the EEOC sued two private employers for discriminating against employees who had transitioned from one gender to another. By Eric B. Meyer.

Age discrimination in today’s world

OmegaHR Solutions

As I approach my 67 th birthday (July 7 th for those of wishing to send gifts) I am continually frustrated by reading stories and listening to friends talk about incidents of age discrimination. Grey hair does not mean that someone wants to retire.

Discriminating Against Candidates Via Zipcodes

Nextwave Hire

And, these people were being discriminated against on that basis vs their actual skills and aptitude. Beyond the homeless population, discriminating candidates based on address is a concern in general. The post Discriminating Against Candidates Via Zipcodes appeared first on NextWave Hire Blog. A few weeks ago we had an interesting conversation with a talent acquisition leader who was helping a local homeless shelter. She was trying to get people back into the workforce.

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.

Ageism: A White Man’s Introduction To Discrimination

PerformanceICreate

When I turned the big 4-0, I was now someone who could be discriminated against based solely on age. The age discrimination thing is very subtle to me. It took till age 60, for me to get there but now I have a better understanding of the concept of discrimination and how it can affect one’s view of the world. At this point for me it’s hard to imagine a lifetime of feeling discriminated against based on an uncontrollable fact, in my case age.

NYC bans hairstyle discrimination at work

HR Morning

The Commission also can require violators to make policy changes and rehire anyone discriminated against. Employers in the Big Apple now need to be extra cautious before making employment decisions based on somebody’s hairstyle.

National Origin, Discrimination, and Employers—Oh, My!

HR Daily Advisor

Below is guidance on some of the more common national origin discrimination issues that may confront employers. What Is National Origin Discrimination? Discrimination is most often an intentional act, such as a failure to hire someone based on his race.

How Companies Can Fight LGBT Discrimination

TLNT: The Business of HR

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

Court: This common pay practice equals discrimination

HR Morning

Discrimination & Harassment Employment Law Pay and Benefits Special ReportOne of the most common pay-determining techniques could now put your company in legal danger. The 9th U.S.

Isn’t Reverse Discrimination Actually Just Discrimination?

Investipro

On December 15, 2016, The California Court of Appeal ruled to reverse a sexual orientation discrimination claim, allowing the case to now proceed to trial. As such, isn’t this discrimination and not what is continually being referred to as reverse discrimination?

A heterosexual employee sued for sexual-orientation discrimination. Really?!?

The Employer Handbook

So, we have the HR Manager, presumably the employer’s head of compliance, ostensibly the person whose job it is to investigate claims of discrimination and harassment, making a transphobic post on Facebook. Image Credit: Pixabay.com ([link].

Ep 146 – Workplace Elephant: Tackling Age Discrimination

Workology

Age discrimination is topic that is. Age discrimination is topic that is hidden away behind closed doors, but the simple fact is that we are all growing older. According to […] Podcast age bias Age Discrimination EEOC generational workforce jo weech managing workplace diversityIf there’s one thing I’ve learned in my years as a writer and speaker in HR, it’s that there is power in a personal story—which is what you’re about to hear.

50th Anniversary of Age Discrimination Protections

HRWatchdog

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibiting age bias against workers 40 years of age and older. On June 14, the EEOC held a meeting to explore age discrimination in the United States workforce and future challenges.

Manager’s one dumb comment triggers race discrimination lawsuit

HR Morning

” Race discrimination, retaliation. She quickly filed a lawsuit, claiming she faced race discrimination and retaliation for reporting the incident. Discrimination & Harassment Latest News & Views Special Report discrimination race discrimination retaliation