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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.

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.

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Companies Rethinking NDAs with Discrimination Settlements


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. .

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.

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.

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.

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 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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

OFCCP Ramps up Pay Equity Enforcement with Several Pay Discrimination Settlements


As a result, AstraZeneca, IBM, Thomson Reuters, Serco, and Aecom Management Services will be paying big for claims alleging pay discrimination. Under new leadership, the agency is bolstering efforts to combat pay discrimination head-on – the latest OFCCP director, Jenny R.

The line between workplace banter and discrimination?


When is workplace banter just banter and when does it become discrimination? Employment lawyer and HR consultant Catherine Wilson highlights recent case law and advises on how employers can deal with banter to help avoid discrimination claims.

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.

How to avoid bias in hiring: Is it a bad ‘culture fit’ or is it discrimination?


Knowing how to avoid bias in hiring is essential for creating an inclusive work environment that’s free from discrimination. This kind of personality-based discrimination doesn’t compare to the systematic oppression certain groups experience at work and have experienced for decades.

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.

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.

Colorado POWR Act Proposes Broad Anti-Discrimination Changes


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.

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.