With this issue on the EEOC’s enforcement radar, employers that deny time off for fertility treatments may find themselves as the start of the EEOC’s next infertility-related press release.Read More
Human resources managers are a business’ front line for employee complaints. Training managers and the workforce on how to avoid complaints and effectively address those that do occur is critical. Read More
Title VII does not just protect minorities from discrimination. It protects all employees from discrimination.Read More
Train an employee who is insulated from the hiring process to do your social media searches, scrub all protected information, and provide a sanitized report to those responsible for making the hiring decision.
Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.
Unless a bully is harassing someone because of a protected class (race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin) bullying is probably legal.Read More
There is one key difference between women and men when they welcome a new-born child. Women give birth; men don’t.
As we approach the 50th anniversary of Title VII, now is the time to tell our workers that we, as a nation, support equality among all, including the LGBT community.
Even though the court concluded that the alleged harassment constituted one single incident, it was sufficiently severe such that a jury could conclude that it constituted a hostile work environment.
While religious-discrimination claims only comprise a small portion of all charges filed with the EEOC, they have more than doubled over the past 15 years, growing at a rate faster than race or sex claims.Read More