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Accommodating Religions Starts at Home (A Love Story)

August 29, 2012
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Employers seem to have forgotten how to accommodate, and people are quick to lay blame at the feet of companies. Yet, teaching how to accommodate starts at home.
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Jury Award of $3.5M Reinstated in Chrysler Discrimination Case

August 23, 2012
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According to the ruling by the 7th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago in Otto May Jr. v. Chrysler Group L.L.C., the Cuban-born May was the target of racist, xenophobic, homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti that appeared in and around the company's paint department between 2002 and 2005.
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What Qualifies as “Opposition” Under Title VII?

August 22, 2012
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Assume all but the most attenuated of responses to a potentially discriminatory statement qualifies as protected, and do not leave it in the hands of judges or juries to draw these nuanced distinctions.
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Muslim Woman Charges Disney with Religious Discrimination

August 15, 2012
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Compromises she offered, including wearing a hijab in colors matching her uniform and bearing a Disney logo, were rejected by the company, while Boudlal rejected Disney's suggestion she work elsewhere in its complex away from public view, according to the lawsuit.
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Personnel Journal 1975

August 15, 2012
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Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover

August 10, 2012
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This awful catastrophe reminds us that we should view people as people, and not as colors, religions, or stereotypes.
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Defense of Marriage Act Struck Down By U.S. Appeals Court

June 1, 2012
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Seven married same-sex couples and three widowers of gay spouses filed suit in the U.S. District Court in Boston in 2009 seeking to block federal employers from enforcing the DOMA restrictions.
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Muslim Woman Wins $5.1M Judgment in Work Discrimination Suit

May 8, 2012
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Employers must make sure their employees, including line workers as well as supervisory staff, are 'trained carefully in anti-harassment measures and policy.'
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'The Bachelor' as Discrimination? Publicity Stunt Lawsuit Undermines Legitimate Claims

April 20, 2012
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Does 'The Bachelor' skew white? Absolutely. Are there other reality shows that skew black, or Latino, or gay? You bet.
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