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New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Expands Protections Against Ageism


The state of New Jersey recently updated its Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) to include protections against age discrimination. Below we outline what employers need to know about the anti-discrimination law.


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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. Translation : The feds are going to be vigilantly looking for employers who discriminate against people in those classes. Discrimination based on “perceived” national origin is illegal.

Discrimination: A Workplace Disorder


The story centered on the topic of discrimination as commented by and seen through the eyes of a few recruiters in the staffing industry. The comments in this article illustrated the very nature of systemic discrimination across America and how well engrained it is in this country. No, workplace discrimination is not a new topic. Discrimination has probably been around since the beginning of humankind, but started to get some notable attention in the 1960’s.

The HR Leader's Introduction to LGBT+ Inclusion

Speaker: Dr. Kryss Shane - America's Leading LGBT+ Expert and Author

In today's ever-evolving world, it can be tough for an HR leader to know the most updated terminology for the LGBT+ community, let alone how to be more inclusive in the workplace. Join Dr. Kryss to learn the words and phrases as well as gaining insights and action steps to bring more inclusion into your workplace! There'll even be time for a Q&A at the end!

Addressing Age Discrimination in Employment


In fact, the FEHA has very specific requirements as far as age discrimination is concerned.). Barnes points to a study from 2017 that showed considerably stronger evidence of discrimination against older women than older men — much like the WerkLabs study.

DOJ: Combatting Discrimination During Opioid Crisis

HR Workplace Services

Click here to read the Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) Civil Right’s Division’s guidance regarding how to combat discrimination against people in treatment or recovery for opioid addiction … The post DOJ: Combatting Discrimination During Opioid Crisis appeared first on HRWS.

EEOC: Warning Against Disability Discrimination

HR Workplace Services

Click here to read the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) warning against disability discrimination, made in conjunction with the Department of Justice (DOJ) … The post EEOC: Warning Against Disability Discrimination appeared first on HRWS

California DFEH Sues Activision Blizzard for Systemic Discrimination


Following a two-year investigation, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) sued the entertainment gaming giant, Activision Blizzard for systematic discrimination on July 21, 2021.

EEOC alleges that what this company did was dumb and dumber (and also age discrimination)

The Employer Handbook

Last week, the EEOC announced that it had sued a staffing agency for violating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. But, “Need Young Folks Only” is what we call direct evidence of age discrimination. So, it’s not just an age discrimination claim now.

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11 reasons to pay attention to EEOC’s new discrimination guidance

HR Morning

The EEOC’s latest proposed guidance covers a topic a lot of employers probably think they already know well: national origin discrimination. ” Translation, the feds are going to be vigilantly looking for employers who discriminate against people in those classes. Discrimination based on “perceived” national origin is illegal. If you’re involved in any way in human trafficking, you may be guilty of national origin discrimination.

How to Prevent Discrimination in the Workplace

Namely - Talent

Laws have come a long way when it comes to recognizing and prohibiting discrimination in the workplace. Discrimination in the workplace is detrimental for employees and puts the company at risk for legal action.

Bias, Discrimination Concerns Over Video Resume Platform


While updating recruiting and hiring methods and practices to align with the times is admirable, some experts warn that utilizing video resumes could result in added bias and/or discrimination during the hiring process. A solid example is age discrimination.

How Serious are EEOC Age Discrimination Charges? Very.


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a government agency charged with enforcing federal civil rights laws, such as the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA). The post How Serious are EEOC Age Discrimination Charges?

Restructuring? How to Avoid Layoff Discrimination

Intoo USA

One important legal concern to keep in mind are the federal laws against employment discrimination enforced by the U.S. It is possible to inadvertently conduct a reduction in force in a way that opens your company up to layoff discrimination lawsuits.

Google Involved in Another Pay Discrimination Lawsuit


This time, Cloud Engineering Director, Ulku Rowe, has sued the giant tech company claiming gender-based discrimination in violation of the U.S. This isn’t Google’s first time in the spotlight with sex-discrimination and equal pay violations.

EEOC: COVID-19 Caregiver Discrimination Laws

HR Workplace Services

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) discrimination laws regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and caregivers under Federal employment … The post EEOC: COVID-19 Caregiver Discrimination Laws appeared first on HRWS Click here to read the U.S.

EEOC and DOL Announce Guidance on AI and Discrimination


Recently, the EEOC and DOL have noticed a side effect that can cause discrimination when using some types of screening technology. They’ve determined that not compensating for or avoiding this type of discrimination will cause you to fall out of compliance.

What LGBTQ Discrimination in the Workplace Looks Like (& How to Respond)

Thrive Global

The LGTBQ community has made strides in the last few decades to curtail workplace discrimination, but as with other types of discrimination, there is always more work to be done. However, many states (at least 22 as of this writing) and major cities have their own laws protecting against LGTBQ discrimination. LGBTQ Discrimination Today. How To Respond To LGTBQ Discrimination. Well-Being Discrimination LGBTQ syndicated workplace discrimination

Riot Games Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit at $100 Million


Entertainment company Riot Games recently settled a multi-year-long gender discrimination class-action lawsuit with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). The post Riot Games Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit at $100 Million first appeared on Trusaic.

Was Graveyard Shift Transfer a Result of Discrimination?

HR Daily Advisor

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. Shirley filed suit, claiming that Covenant Dove discriminated against her based on her race, gender, and age (she was 47 years old at the time) and retaliated against her when it moved her back to the late-night shift.

Disney Fighting Class-Action Status for Pay Discrimination Lawsuit


A pay discrimination lawsuit against Walt Disney Company claiming the entertainment company has violated the California Equal Pay Act has expanded to include ABC Television, as well as Disney’s music label and film studio.

Retaliation, Disability Top Workplace Discrimination Charges


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

Unemployment Discrimination Rears Head Again


With the economy slowly, but surely making its way back (at least for now), cases involving unemployment discrimination have taken a back seat to recruiting and talent management, as stories go. I wrote a news analysis earlier this year about the push from the White House against long-term-unemployment discrimination, including President Obama’s vow during his Jan. At the time of that story, New York was one of 10 states mulling a state law banning such discrimination.

Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit


Six lawyers from Jones Day have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging an array of gender discrimination claims against the law firm, including pay discrimination, sexual harassment, and stifled advancement. Even law firms and attorneys are not immune to equal pay issues.

Officer’s Retaliation, Discrimination Claims Dismissed

SHRM Resources

A law enforcement officer for the Illinois Gaming Board could not prove First Amendment retaliation or disability discrimination when he was placed on administrative leave after showing signs of paranoia, the 7th U.S.

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

DEI Discrimination Claim Highlights Need for Employer Diligence


A recent discrimination claim involving global advertising agency Wunderman Thompson is a case in point. Employers must be careful when trying to remedy pay equity issues and further DEI not to discriminate against any group of people.

Restructuring? How to Avoid Layoff Discrimination

Intoo USA

One important legal concern to keep in mind are the federal laws against employment discrimination enforced by the U.S. Although layoff discrimination may seem like a clear-cut issue—you either intentionally discriminated against an employee or you didn’t—real-life cases are not always so cut and dried. It is possible to inadvertently conduct a reduction in force in a way that opens your company up to layoff discrimination lawsuits.

EEOC to Employers: Be Proactive on Addressing Instances of Age Discrimination


A number of federal, state, and local laws make it illegal to discriminate against a job candidate or employee on the basis of age. For example, theAge Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits discrimination based on age for persons 40 or older.

A Glimpse Inside Tesla’s $137 Million Discrimination Lawsuit


Earlier this month, Tesla lost a discrimination lawsuit filed by an former employee to the tune of $137 million. Former contract elevator operator Owen Diaz alleged that he and others experienced racial discrimination while working in Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California from 2015 to 2016.

Can your business dodge an EEOC discrimination claim by closing and opening under a new name?

The Employer Handbook

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued a restaurant in Michigan, claiming that it engaged in sex discrimination toward its female employees by subjecting them to sexual harassment and maintaining a hostile work environment. discrimination.” Image by GraphicMama-team from Pixabay.

DOE Says Title IX Protects Against LGBTQ+ Discrimination


The Notice of Interpretation signaled a new DOE interpretation of Title IX’s declaration that no educational program (public or private) receiving federal funds shall discriminate “on the basis of sex.” A new document from the U.S.

Biden’s Order Signals Shift Towards Fighting Discrimination


A new Executive Order from President Biden portends a seismic shift in White House policy on preventing and combating discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. “It The post Biden’s Order Signals Shift Towards Fighting Discrimination first appeared on Trusaic.

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.

Ep 4 – NY Bans Hair Discrimination + Performance Management Trend


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.

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.

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.

Discrimination Claim Unsuccessful for Allegedly Insubordinate Employee

SHRM Resources

An employee who was purportedly insubordinate failed to demonstrate her suspension was based on gender discrimination when the alleged biased supervisor was not involved in the decision to suspend the employee.