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.

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.


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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. .

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. But some interesting new ground was covered as well. ” 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 by customers could be discrimination by you.

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!

Deepfake job interviews; the most disproportionately popular jobs; and the Burger King worker who went viral: The most interesting HR stories of the week


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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.

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. Zarda claimed in part that he was “discharge(ed) because of a homophobic customer” as well as animus from his supervisor.

By the Numbers: Employee Burnout, Workplace Discrimination, and the Great Resignation

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Sometimes research emerges that sets a new high-water mark on a troubling trend — and it’s well worth paying attention to. That’s the case with the recent Work and Well-Being Survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA) of 1,501 U.S.

Google Settles $118 Million Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit


This time, however, the story is a little different, as the multinational technology giant is under fire for gender pay discrimination. This isn’t the first time Google has been in the spotlight for pay discrimination.

Restructuring? How to Avoid Layoff Discrimination

Intoo USA

The ensuing changes, however, often require layoffs that can be emotionally challenging for all involved—as well as complicated to manage from a legal standpoint. One important legal concern to keep in mind are the federal laws against employment discrimination enforced by the U.S.

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.

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. But as this New York Post piece from earlier this month suggests, the issue appears alive and well in a Manhattan-based staffing agency. At the time of that story, New York was one of 10 states mulling a state law banning such discrimination.

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.

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. Federal agencies are becoming more assertive as well.

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

Restructuring? How to Avoid Layoff Discrimination

Intoo USA

The ensuing changes, however, often require layoffs that can be emotionally challenging for all involved—as well as complicated to manage from a legal standpoint. 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.

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.

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.

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.

EEOC Sues Orlando-Based Wellness Company to Settle Pregnancy Discrimination

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An Orlando-based wellness company has been sued by the U.S. Azul Wellness, LLC, which does business as Orlando Float, is not only set to pay $27,000 in order to settle the suit, they are also expected to offer equitable relief to the former employee. Discrimination Victims.

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.

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.

Mental Health Stigma: 10 Tips to Fight Discrimination


Well-being Mental Fitness Consumer SEO Optimized Coach contributedJump to section. What is stigma? The cost of mental health stigma. Why is mental health stigmatized? 6 types of stigma. How mental health stigmas impact individuals. Ways to cope with mental health stigma.

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


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 time to review your HR data and storage retrieval systems is well before an EEOC charge is made.

Is Not Hiring Smokers Discrimination?

Employment Metrix

But is it discrimination not to? We are deeply invested in the well-being of our Team Members,” stated Jessica Lopez, U-Haul Chief of Staff. The statistics are pretty grim about what smoking does to your health—as well as what it does to innocent bystanders.

Why You Should Always Discriminate in the Workplace


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. Those things are protected (as they well should be). I can discriminate against you all day long.

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.

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.

165,000 reasons to remember that associational discrimination violates the ADA

The Employer Handbook

What the heck is associational discrimination? Well, funny you should ask because, last Summer, I had a post about it. In the context of the Americans with Disabilities Act , associational discrimination occurs when a company excludes or otherwise denies equal jobs or benefits to someone because he or she has a relationship with or associates with someone else who has a disability. 165,000 reasons meaning 165,000 dollars. But, you probably figured that out.

Workplace Discrimination Claims on the Rise


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.

Do you discriminate against boring people?

The Tim Sackett Project

In hiring, we now know that we basically discriminate against almost every form of everything! The reality is, every single time you hire, you are discriminating against something. When I hire, I discriminate against boring people.

Consequences of Workplace Discrimination and Harassment in the United States

Global People Strategist

Discrimination and harassment in the workplace can have severe consequences for both the victim and the perpetrator, along with organizations. Consequences of Discrimination or Harassment for Victims. The consequences for the victim of discrimination or harassment can be severe.

What is Disparate Impact? Unintended Discrimination and Company Policies


Disparate impact is a form of discrimination prohibited by law. Disparate impact is unintentional discrimination. These classes are protected from discrimination and harassment in the workplace based on their status as individuals or groups.

Your temporary workers can probably sue you for discrimination

The Employer Handbook

Last week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals daintily dabbed the Cheez Whiz from their cheeseteak holes and voted provolone out of Philadelphia took up the issue of whether a company with which a staffing company places temporary workers can be sued for discrimination. Well, actually, squints and rubs chin between right thumb and index finger three times it depends. If you use temporary employees, well, that nomenclature would be a giveaway.

The EEOC has new caregiver discrimination guidance. I’ll sum it up for you in two words.

The Employer Handbook

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission shared new guidance for employers to avoid caregiver discrimination issues for employees with caregiver responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. And these employees may have FMLA rights as well. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment

Workplace Discrimination in 2021 – UK Statistics and Figures


Workplace discrimination statistics in 2021. Discrimination in the workplace has a significant impact on the lives of many, causing some to quit their jobs, feel isolated or even be turned away from a role. Discrimination in the workplace – summary.

Criminal History and Discrimination: Assessing Applicants Properly

Accurate Background

Once it’s been determined a candidate is qualified for the position, it may be necessary to consider their criminal history in compliance with state, local, and federal laws as well as EEOC Guidance. Two trends relating to best practices for hiring are on the rise in 2021.

USWNT Reaches Deal With U.S. Soccer to Ensure Equal Pay


Soccer Federation regarding pay – ending the several-year-long battle to eliminate pay discrimination. On top of equal pay, the deal ensures that both the men’s and women’s teams receive benefits that secure their futures as well as their health. The U.S.