Court: This common pay practice equals discrimination

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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.

2nd Circuit Rules Title VII Bars Sexual Orientation Discrimination

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Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed course, ruling on February 26 that discrimination based on sexual orientation amounts to discrimination based on sex in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The 2nd U.S.

Amended Harassment and Discrimination Rules Are Here – Starting with California

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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

50th Anniversary of Age Discrimination Protections

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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.

Discrimination Guidance

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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.

EEOC issues new discrimination guidance: 11 things you must know

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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.

Is Withdrawing a Discrimination Claim Protected Activity?

HR Daily Advisor

We all understand that filing a discrimination charge with a government agency is protected activity, but one employee recently claimed that withdrawing such a charge is also protected. Raising the issue of discrimination/retaliation during the February 23, 2015, meeting with her supervisor.

Isn’t Reverse Discrimination Actually Just Discrimination?

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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?

Are Your Interviews Safe from Age Discrimination?

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we took at look at some ways to avoid age discrimination in job posts and in the job application. Now let’s continue by looking at ways to avoid age discrimination during the interview. Avoiding Age Discrimination: Tips for the Interview.

Are Federal Courts Now Ruling Transgender Discrimination Is Sex Discrimination?

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‘Ground-Breaking’ Ruling Says Transgender Discrimination Is Covered by Title VII

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Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently ruled , in what many have described as a ground-breaking decision, that discrimination based on an employee’s transgender status is discrimination based on “sex” in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Title VII (EEOC) Transgender Uncategorized Featured legal issuesThe U.S.

EEOC sends a message about age discrimination

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As we close in on the 50 th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) the EEOC announced the settlement of a long-lived age discrimination suit against Texas Roadhouse. How many were discriminated against? What caused this discrimination?

Possible Gender Discrimination

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How am I not supposed to see this as gender discrimination? To read the answer, click here: Possible Gender Discrimination. The post Possible Gender Discrimination appeared first on Evil HR Lady I have been in my current job for about one year. I have been working in my industry for eight years and have an MBA. When I applied, the minimum experience was two years. A new man has started in the development program, which is a higher level.

Coordinating FMLA with Discrimination Laws

HR Daily Advisor

Here, we’ll look at how to coordinate the FMLA with discrimination laws. Pregnancy Discrimination. The federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) applies to employers that have at least 15 employees. Genetic Discrimination.

Is sexual orientation discrimination illegal? New court ruling on divisive issue

HR Morning

Whether or not sexual orientation discrimination is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act has been hotly debated by several courts in recent months.

6th Circuit Rules Title VII Prohibits Transgender Discrimination

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The employee filed a charge of sex discrimination with the EEOC, which ultimately brought a lawsuit against the funeral home in federal district court, claiming discrimination based on sex and gender identity. Employment Law 2018 fire an employee sex workplace discrimination

New sex discrimination ruling: 4 things employers need to know

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In essence, what the court said was that employers aren’t prohibited from discriminating against employees because of sexual orientation. When Hively’s part-time employment contract wasn’t renewed by the college, she filed a claim with the EEOC alleging sexual orientation discrimination.

What? Google sued for discriminating against white, conservative men

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But now, a lawsuit claims the tech giant is actually discriminating against an unexpected group of workers. Filed by two ex-employees, a new lawsuit claims that Google actually discriminates against white, male conservative employees.

How Companies Can Fight LGBT Discrimination

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Disability Discrimination in the Workplace Costs Employers

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It’s no secret that discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims based on disability cost employers plenty—and it’s not just the dollars awarded in damages (although, admittedly, some jury awards are eye-popping). So, what should employers do to avoid disability discrimination?

Fastenal and OFCCP Resolve Hiring Discrimination Claims

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Fastenal has entered into a conciliation agreement with the OFCCP to settle allegations of hiring discrimination at its Denton, Texas facility. According to the conciliation agreement, OFCCP alleges that between November 6, 2012 – November 6, 2014, Fastenal discriminated against female, Black, and Hispanic applicants in the hiring process for its 8B Part-Time Laborer Job Group. Recruitment Process Workplace Discrimination Sex Discrimination Gender Discrimination

Do Hiring Managers Discriminate Against Asian Candidates?

Workology

HR discrimination hiring discrimination name discrimination race unconscious biasAccording to a new study, candidates with names of Asian origin are less likely to book interviews. The joint Ryerson Munk School of Business and University of Toronto study found that even when Asian candidates had higher degrees and better resumes than other applicants, they still landed fewer interviews — and obviously, were therefore less likely to […] Source.

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

It just got a little easier to charge you with discrimination

HR Morning

Now, even if you’re trying to help individuals work for your company, you could be charged with discrimination. . Treating workers differently in either process could now lead to charges of national origin discrimination or citizenship status discrimination.

Social media, discrimination and the royal family

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The claimant, Angela Gibbons, brought claims of unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and belief discrimination following her dismissal. She brought claims of direct and indirect belief discrimination. Her claim for indirect discrimination also failed.

EEOC issues National Origin discrimination guidance

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National origin discrimination is certainly in the news today. dismal conditions in their home countries and due to the rise in terroristic act national origin discrimination has been at the forefront of many discrimination cases. The lesson here is just don’t discriminate.

Discriminating against disabled workers, applicants costs utility $1.6 million

HR Morning

Employers feared that disability discrimination cases would skyrocket after Congress passed the ADA Amendments Act a few years ago. And the cost of the latest disability discrimination settlement: almost $1.6

It is not just women who claim sex discrimination lawsuits

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I think when most of us hear about a sex discrimination lawsuit we have a tendency to think a woman has filed a claim for discrimination on the basis of her sex. age discrimination discrimination EEOC sex discrimination men as the object of sex discrimination

EEOC’s Position on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

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Circuit Court begrudgingly decided that banning sexual orientation discrimination isn’t guaranteed by law. See Sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination lawsuits take hold.). The post EEOC’s Position on Sexual Orientation Discrimination appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

EEOC files landmark parental leave lawsuit: Was dad discriminated against?

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When this employer rolled out its parental leave policy a few years ago, it probably never imagined it would be facing an EEOC discrimination lawsuit by one of its employees. The EEOC filed a discrimination lawsuit against Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

Discrimination against breastfeeding employee leads to jury verdict

HR Daily Advisor

And, of course, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) has prohibited discrimination “on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions” since 1978. by Rozlyn Fulgoni-Britton.

Was Graveyard Shift Transfer a Result of Discrimination?

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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. The post Was Graveyard Shift Transfer a Result of Discrimination?

How to tackle workplace discrimination against people with cancer

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Hiring Discrimination Isn’t Getting Better

Workology

According to a new study there has been little to no progress in reducing racial hiring discrimination since 1989. Researchers from Northwestern University, Harvard, and the Institute for Social Research in Norway looked studies on resume and interview discrimination in the past 28 years, looking for trends in the data. HR hiring discrimination racism