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Don't Be That Boss: Company Pays Big for Use of the N-Word

May 13, 2014
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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.
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Your Corporate Message Against Discrimination Must Start at the Top

April 30, 2014
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You need to decide what kind of company you want to be, and set the tone all the time.
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Differences of Opinion Show Why We Need ENDA

April 8, 2014
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A Title VII amendment is needed to make it absolutely clear that sexual-orientation discrimination is not only abhorrent, but is also illegal.
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General Motors: Too Late for a Culture Shift?

April 7, 2014
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GM President Mary Barra expressed regret over the Cobalt’s safety issues; she stated that GM is now moving from a culture of cost containment to a culture of safety. 


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If You Don't Want Anti-Bullying Legislation, Give Me a 'Hell Yeah!'

April 3, 2014
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The quickest way to ensure that generalized workplace bullying becomes illegal is for employers to continue to ignore it.


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Rapid Culture Change Is Possible: The March Madness-April Fool’s Day Edition

March 25, 2014
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If your goal is to do the minimum but to give your organization defenses in case there’s ever a costly mistake, then here’s a road map to get you started. 


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It's Still Illegal Not to Hire Someone Because They Have HIV

March 24, 2014
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The Americans with Disabilities Act protects HIV as a disability.
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It's Not Ozzie and Harriet's World Anymore

March 10, 2014
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Women have the right to work, and neither they, nor their spouses, should be punished for exercising that right, regardless of their chosen profession.
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Tackling Offensive Conduct — Inside and Out of the Locker Room

February 20, 2014
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What’s striking is that the behaviors identified in the Richie Incognito/Miami Dolphins report are comparable to what has occurred in law firms, accounting practices, health care institutions and academia.


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The Workplace Ethics of Class-Segregated Bathrooms: The Results

January 24, 2014
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By a margin of two to one, my readers expressed that it is not acceptable for a business to segregate its restrooms by class of workers.
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