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TOOL Myths About the ADA

November 18, 2008
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy details some of the myths that some employers may believe about the 18-year-old federal law that helps protect the rights of people with disabilities.
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TOOL Retaliation Not Allowed

November 11, 2008
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Web site page on ‘Retaliation’ details what by law is considered retaliation against an employee who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a proceeding investigating a claim of discrimination or otherwise opposes discrimination.
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TOOL What the EEOC Covers

November 11, 2008
The EEOC’s Web site offers an in-depth look into each of the six laws on the page titled “Laws Enforced by the EEOC.” HR managers and other executives may find it useful to bookmark the page.
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Merit Pay Produces Pay Discrimination

November 5, 2008
A new and particularly compelling study indicates that even when women and minorities receive the same starting salaries and performance ratings for doing the same job under the same supervisor, their merit increases are smaller than those awarded to their white male counterparts.
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TOOL Disability Information for Employees

October 29, 2008
Many people give little thought to the possibility of an accident—and disability—happening to them. But millions of people in the U.S. are receiving Social Security disability benefits—many of them younger than 50.
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10th Circuit Overturns ADA Bias Ruling

October 17, 2008
The October 15 ruling in Wyoming District Court held that the employer discriminated against Ireane Kellogg, a safety technician, in violation of the ADA when it fired her after she was diagnosed with epilepsy.
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