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Discrimination and EEOC Compliance

RICO Lawsuits Show Need to Eye Recruiters

February 16, 2006
Zinkle Fruit Co. paid $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a group of legal workers accusing the grower of depressing wages, which is illegal under RICO laws, by hiring illegal immigrants. The fine marks the first time that legal workers will receive damages for wage depression attributed to hiring illegal immigrants.
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An Unfair Play Against Bias

June 24, 2005
According to the author, employers who take part in unlawful employment practices should be held accountable. But it offends his sense of fair play when employers are tricked by actors into making bad decisions.
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Costco's Appearance Crusade

April 1, 2005
When a Costco employee who belongs to the Church of Body Modification insisted that her religious beliefs trumped the company dress code, a legal battle ensued. This in-depth report examines what happens when an employee’s religious beliefs conflict with the company dress code.
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Costco's Appearance Crusade

April 1, 2005
When a Costco employee who belongs to the Church of Body Modification insisted that her religious beliefs trumped the company dress code, a legal battle ensued. This in-depth report examines what happens when an employee’s religious beliefs conflict with the company dress code.
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Wal-Mart's Man With a Mission

Lawrence V. Jackson, Wal-Mart’s new chief human resources officer, has been both a friend to workers and a tough-minded management honcho. He’ll need both sets of skills as he steps into a leadership role at a company facing class-action lawsuits, unionization battles and huge worldwide growth.
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