Age discrimination in today’s world

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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.

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.

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.

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

Digital Discrimination: Targeted Ads Don’t Reach All Potential Applicants

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“Help Wanted” ads have evolved significantly since the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was first enacted in 1967—from classified ads in the local newspaper, to listings on company websites and online jobs sites like ZipRecruiter.com and Indeed.com.

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.”.

Avoiding Age Discrimination in the Recruiting Process

HR Daily Advisor

Age discrimination often happens inadvertently. Yet, age discrimination—both intentional and unintentional—still happens frequently during the recruiting process. What can a hiring company do to reduce the amount of age discrimination that may occur at any point along the way?

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?

‘What, you’re pregnant too?’ One comment triggers discrimination lawsuit

HR Morning

‘Too many pregnant workers’ When Fassbender sued for pregnancy discrimination, the company claimed she was fired for violating its “no fraternization” policy — Fassbender had received a romantic note from an inmate and hadn’t reported it immediately. Proper anti-discrimination training can help managers avoid missteps like this.

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.

Are Federal Courts Now Ruling Transgender Discrimination Is Sex Discrimination?

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What Happens when an Alleged Harasser Claims Discrimination?

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The law requires that all reports of unlawful discrimination be promptly investigated and remedial action be taken as warranted. documenting that you followed the law is the best defense to any discrimination charge. The post What Happens when an Alleged Harasser Claims 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.

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.

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?

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.

Civil Rights Law Opens Door for DACA Recipients to File Alienage Discrimination Claims

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In 2014, a federal court in New York pronounced that refusing to hire DACA recipients with employment authorization could constitute “alienage discrimination” under the Civil Rights Act of 1866. National origin discrimination and citizenship status discrimination are distinct in nature.

Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Baker In Wedding Cake Discrimination

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Discrimination HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Discrimination Featured legal issuesThe US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. However, the 7-2 decision sets no precedent, instead the majority said the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed a “hostility toward the sincere religious beliefs” of baker Jack Phillips when it said he violated the couple’s rights.

Do Hiring Managers Discriminate Against Asian Candidates?

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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.

New sex discrimination ruling: 4 things employers need to know

HR Morning

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.

Employment Discrimination: Know Your Rights Regarding Employment, Discrimination, and Actions You Can Take 

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If not, you could unwittingly become the victim of employment discrimination at work or suffer from having your rights violated. The post Employment Discrimination: Know Your Rights Regarding Employment, Discrimination, and Actions You Can Take appeared first on New To HR. Global Law attorney disciplinary discrimination Grievance HarassmentDo you know your rights as an employee?

Disability Discrimination in the Workplace Costs Employers

HR Daily Advisor

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?

How Companies Can Fight LGBT Discrimination

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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.

What? Google sued for discriminating against white, conservative men

HR Morning

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.

‘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.

6th Circuit Rules Title VII Prohibits Transgender Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

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

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.

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.

EEOC’s Position on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

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.

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

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

Hair discrimination; not a thing

Ohio Employer's Law

Or, more to the point, can an employer run afoul of discrimination laws by making an employment decision based on one’s hairstyle? He claimed sex discrimination, based on a policy that required men, but not women, to maintain short hair. Give me a head with hair, long beautiful hair.

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

HR Morning

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.

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