Addressing Age Discrimination in Employment

HRWatchdog

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.

California DFEH Sues Activision Blizzard for Systemic Discrimination

Trusaic

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.

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Companies Rethinking NDAs with Discrimination Settlements

Trusaic

Similar tactics are often used in racial discrimination settlements. ” Ozoma added that she experienced racism, discrimination and abuse at Pinterest. However, there’s increasing pressure on employers to disclose systemic discrimination issues within their organizations. .

Bias, Discrimination Concerns Over Video Resume Platform

HRWatchdog

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.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

Wage Discrimination Changes in Rhode Island

Berkshire Associates

A new protection against pay discrimination has recently been signed into law in Rhode Island.

DOE Says Title IX Protects Against LGBTQ+ Discrimination

Trusaic

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.

“Must Be Currently Employed.” Is Unemployment Discrimination Legal?

Stratus

Unemployment Discrimination Could Create a Disparate Impact. Disparate impact is unintentional discrimination that affects a protected group of people, even if the rule or action appears to be neutral. Is Unemployment Discrimination Legal? Is Unemployment Discrimination Legal?

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.

Google Involved in Another Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Trusaic

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.

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

Colorado POWR Act Proposes Broad Anti-Discrimination Changes

Trusaic

What this means for Colorado employers is that liability would accrue for employment discrimination and harassment against a whole new class of individuals, including those working in the gig economy with limited connections to their organizations.

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

Disney Fighting Class-Action Status for Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Trusaic

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.

Biden’s Order Signals Shift Towards Fighting Discrimination

Trusaic

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.

Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Trusaic

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.

If You Want a Successful Business, Fight Age Discrimination Today

Evil HR Lady

I receive many emails from readers asking about their working situation, and iff my inbox is any indication, age discrimination is widespread. I get far more questions about age discrimination than any other form of illegal discrimination.

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

Trusaic

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.

“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?

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.

Could Stronger Pregnancy Discrimination Protection Benefit Employers?

AbelHR

Rather shockingly, there is no right under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 , or an amendment by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1978, for employers to provide workplace pregnancy accommodations. ” So, could your workplace be at risk for pregnancy-related discrimination?

What to Do When an Employee Complains About ‘Discrimination’

HRWatchdog

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

What to Do if the EEOC Receives a Charge of Discrimination Against Your Company

Trusaic

Employees or former employees who feel that they have been discriminated against in the workplace are usually the reason that charges of discrimination are filed. The post What to Do if the EEOC Receives a Charge of Discrimination Against Your Company first appeared on Trusaic.

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.

Workplace Gender Discrimination Is Alive And Well In 2021

Thrive Global

Under federal law gender discrimination in which an employee is treated differently or unfairly based on their gender is illegal. No one spoke up, and the highly-qualified faculty member was never notified of the discrimination that denied her tenure and promotion.

How Pay Equity Audits Can Help Companies Avoid Racial Discrimination

Trusaic

civil rights laws, discrimination is often talked about in terms of two key categories: disparate treatment and disparate impact. Disparate treatment here is intentional discrimination based on someone’s race. Employers are liable for both forms of discrimination.

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.