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Discrimination and EEOC Compliance

A Few Practical Tips on Responding to a Discrimination Charge

October 26, 2006
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With some legal guidance or oversight, a non-attorney in most cases can prepare an effective response to discrimination charges.
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Differing Dress Code as Sex Discrimination

October 22, 2006
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Because one manager's sexist comments could show that the company's reasons for its policy are a pretext, employers should consider periodic training of managers and supervisors about how they conduct themselves in equal employment opportunity matters.
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EEOC Chair Exits Post; Outreach Was Priority

September 13, 2006
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When she began her tenure as chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Cari Dominguez learned quickly about the adversarial relationship between the agency and corporations.
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Walking on Eggshells Avoiding Retaliation Claims When an Employee Who Files a Discrimination Complaint Doesnt Leave

September 13, 2006
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An employee can win a retaliation claim even when he does not win the discrimination claim. The anti-retaliation law protects employees from negative consequences for complaining about discrimination, whether the complaint was justified or not.
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'Stringent' Document Demand Results in Bias Claim

July 14, 2006
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Employers are advised to afford employees reasonable opportunity to correct discrepancies in their employment eligibility documentation when questions arise.
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More Employers Broadening Nondiscrimination Policies to Include Transgender Workers

July 1, 2006
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The business case for fostering an inclusive work environment, rather than the threat of litigation, largely drives the decision to extend protections.
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Recruiting on the Right Side of the Law

May 23, 2006
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“Creative” recruiting and hiring candidates with the “best fit” open the door to discrimination charges.
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Recruiting on the Right Side of the Law

May 23, 2006
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“Creative” recruiting and hiring candidates with the “best fit” open the door to discrimination charges.
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