When you are conducting investigations in your workplace, let common sense be your guide. If it looks like a bigoted stereotype, it is.
Employers must be vigilant in rooting out, and stopping, racist speech in the workplace, or face the consequences of potentially damaging, and expensive, discrimination lawsuits.Read More
Do you have a case for discrimination and harassment if you’re an African-American whose boss calls you a 'n***er,' and intimidates you with a handgun during meetings? You bet you do.Read More
A Title VII amendment is needed to make it absolutely clear that sexual-orientation discrimination is not only abhorrent, but is also illegal.Read More
Women have the right to work, and neither they, nor their spouses, should be punished for exercising that right, regardless of their chosen profession.Read More
Caryl Rivers of Boston University says to ensure fair and equitable treatment between the sexes, managers may need to be trained to spot subtle discrimination.Read More
The honor of public service comes from performing in line with each organization’s mission, values, and standards.Read More
Pick your poison: Merry Christmas, Happy (belated) Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, or Happy Holidays. Whichever you choose, have a joy-filled December.Read More
We're making a big push to focus on multiculturalism, but want to avoid it becoming “just another thing.” Is there a way to demonstrate the practical business value of having a diverse workforce?
—Melting Pot, project manager, finance/insurance/real estate, Cleveland, Ohio
Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.