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? Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects employees from discrimination based on gender, pregnancy, marital status, whether you have children, and gender stereotypes. This is sometimes called Family Responsibilities Discrimination. It is gender, marital status, and family status discrimination.

Is Not Hiring Smokers Discrimination?

Employment Metrix

But is it discrimination not to? Job Search Process Recruitment Trends Unemployment Workplace Culture cessation discrimination hiring hr Jennifer McDowell Nexxt Nexxt Inc Nexxt.com smokers smoking U-Haul Uhaul wellness benefits www.deskofjdogood.com

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Retaliation, Disability Top Workplace Discrimination Charges

HRWatchdog

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 67,448 workplace discrimination charges — and, once again, retaliation was the most frequently cited claim, accounting for 55.8 The workplace discrimination charges broke down as follows: Retaliation: 37,632 (55.8

“Discrimination Against LGBTQ Workers is Illegal” Rules Supreme Court

Stratus

The Supreme Court recently ruled that sex discrimination, as outlined in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, also prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. How do employers avoid discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity ruling?

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

OFCCP Announces Hiring Discrimination Settlements

Berkshire Associates

million with BSN Sports LLC and with the Life Insurance Company of North Texas (a subsidiary of CIGNA) to resolve allegations of discrimination against Black and Latino applicants. Last week, OFCCP announced two settlements worth a combined $1.2

Worst States for Age Discrimination in the Covid Economy

Take It Personel-ly

Age discrimination claims have spiked in over a dozen states since 2018. Older workers are especially at risk for “benign” discrimination and layoffs out of fear for their health, an issue unique to this recession.

How to Respond to Workplace Discrimination

Take It Personel-ly

Business Human Resources Leadership business leaders business outcomes Career Career Advice discrimination Growth HR HR101 hrblog HRblogs Humanbiz Improvement Workplace workplace discrimination workplace safety workplace wellnessMany of us have been taught not to enter conflicts, to be diplomatic about any hostility, but not a lot of us were taught to stand up for ourselves when threatened.

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.

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? The title to this post isn’t a typo: obesity isn’t a protected class, meaning an employer could discriminate based on weight or any other appearance-based criteria at almost any time. Let me first say, however, that discriminating against a job applicant because of weight has never been a best practice. Is obesity discrimination legal?

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.

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? Late last week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals adjudicated — such a lawyerly word, ‘adjudicated’ — this race discrimination case. On Monday, we talked about the first step of that process; namely, the prima facie claim of discrimination.

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. Every country has differing laws regarding discrimination.

Thoughts on Discrimination

HR Examiner

” Diversity: Voices of Discrimination “Atticus, he was real nice. ” Diversity: Perception, Inequality and Blame “There will never be agreement on the causes of discrimination, and blaming and assigning fault neither prevents discrimination nor promotes equality. Instead, we need to start by acknowledging that discrimination is real.” ” Diversity: Why Laws Don’t Fix Discrimination “(L)aws do not solve social and cultural issues.

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.

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. Discrimination is illegal bias that manifests in employment decisions. Discrimination is not always obvious. It’s important not to treat bias and discrimination as the same thing.

US Foods and OFCCP Settle Hiring Discrimination Claims

Berkshire Associates

has entered into a conciliation agreement with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) to settle allegations of hiring discrimination at the foodservice distributors’ Wixom, Michigan facility. Affirmative Action Gender DiscriminationUS Foods, Inc.

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.

University Settles Gender Pay Discrimination Claims

Berkshire Associates

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Florida has entered into a conciliation agreement with OFCCP to settle allegations of pay discrimination based on gender. Affirmative Action Gender 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.

Tips for overcoming racial discrimination in the workplace

HR Digest

Discrimination based on race, age, disability, or any other thing that sets you apart from the majority is not acceptable in any walk of life but more so in the workplace. First all do not shy away from mentioning discrimination in your organization.

‘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.”

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. . The award highlights employers’ exposure to lawsuits stemming from ignoring the rights of nursing mothers in the workplace, as defined under Title VII of the civil Rights Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and a variety of state and municipal 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.

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.

EO 13988: Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation

Berkshire Associates

One of these was Executive Order (EO) 13988: Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation. Workplace Discrimination Gender Discrimination Diversity and Inclusion

EEOC records the fewest charges of discrimination in over 20 years!

The Employer Handbook

The EEOC received 67,448 charges of workplace discrimination the agency received in FY 2020. Retaliation remains the most popular box checked on a charge of discrimination, as it always will. It’s often part of a larger claim of discrimination based on other protected classes.

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.

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

Join Our “Young” Team? Hello, Age Discrimination

Evil HR Lady

I don’t know much about Canadian employment law, but I assumed age discrimination is illegal there, and I’m right. Hello, Age Discrimination appeared first on Evil HR Lady

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. Discrimination Employment Law Heather Bussing HRExaminer“We are a culture that idolizes youth. We want to live forever. But we are terrified of getting old. It probably will.”

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.

Anti-discrimination policy

Workable

This anti-discrimination policy template is ready to be tailored to your company’s needs and can be a starting point for setting up your employment policies. The post Anti-discrimination policy appeared first on Recruiting Resources: How to Recruit and Hire Better. Company policies

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. But before we continue, let’s address what age discrimination is and how it can affect your company legally and culturally. Age Discrimination in Employment Act. The post Age Discrimination is Affecting Company Culture appeared first on Kazoo HR.

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.

Workplace Discrimination Claims on the Rise

Investipro

Workplace discrimination is not new to the workplace. Communication was sudden and limited, creating a perception of discrimination in the choices that had to be made. You can also find information on specifically significant discrimination cases on the EEOC website.

Workplace Discrimination: Comparing American and European Workplaces

Eightfold

More than 4 in 10 American workers report feeling discrimination in the workplace. . According to our data, 43 percent of American workers say they have faced discrimination at work. . Workplace discrimination can take many forms.