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.

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.

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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.comTo hire a smoker or not to hire a smoker? That is the question! The answer is surprisingly yes and no, and primarily depends on where you happen to live.

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.

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“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. Since each employee had been fired shortly after revealing they were homosexual or transgender, they sued under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, alleging sex discrimination. How do employers avoid discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity ruling?

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

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.

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?

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.

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

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.

What actually happens if the EEOC thinks we discriminated against an employee? ??

The Employer Handbook

Imagine not only facing a Charge of Discrimination that one of your employees has filed with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission but also enduring an investigation where the EEOC ultimately concludes there is reasonable cause to believe discrimination has occurred.

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.

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.

‘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.”

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

Maryland Bans Workplace Hair Discrimination

Zenefits

Discrimination based on hair texture and type, and hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists will be illegal in Maryland. Discrimination based on race is prohibited under several Maryland laws, including those prohibiting discrimination in: Employment.

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.

When have you crossed the line into immigration status discrimination?

Business Management Daily

Many employers don’t grasp the subtle difference between national origin discrimination and immigration status discrimination. Quiz: Are your personnel practices discriminating based on immigration status or national origin? Discrimination and Harassment Employment Law

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.”

Ep 211 – Is ‘OK Boomer’ a Form of Workplace Age Discrimination?

Workology

Ep 211: Is ‘OK Boomer’ A Form of Workplace Age Discrimination? jonhyman) Earlier this month, nationally recognized author, speaker, blogger, and […] Podcast Age Discrimination baby boomer discrimination hr podcast workplace discriminationHave you hear the phrase Ok Boomer? It seems to be everywhere on social media, on the mouths of kids and especially Millennials and recently it has found its way into the workplace. Ep 211: Is ‘OK.

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.

1,250,000 reasons to take all complaints of race discrimination seriously

The Employer Handbook

Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment RaceTwo black employees complain to a supervisor that a white co-worker is taunting them with racial pejoratives. What do you do?

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.

Supreme Court Rules Title VII Sex Discrimination Precludes Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Biddle Consulting

The Supreme Court has ruled 6-3 that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identity necessarily violates Title VII’s prohibition of discrimination on the basis of sex. Note that the Court did not find that Title VII “prohibits” LGBTQ+ discrimination (in the traditional sense) as most headlines would lead you to believe—the decision does not render an opinion about the legality of LGBTQ+ discrimination at all.

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.

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

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.

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 the different treatment of a person based on a protected characteristic such as gender, disability, or national origin. Discrimination is most often an intentional act, such as a failure to hire someone based on his race. Discrimination based on a person’s accent also may be unlawful.

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

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.

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 is, unfortunately, not an uncommon occurrence, but it might occur more often in the United States than it does in Europe. Across the European job markets we surveyed, fewer respondents reported that they had faced discrimination at work: 36 percent in Germany.

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 lawsVisit site for full story.