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God Goes to Work

June 23, 2005
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Questions and answers about faith and business in conflict.
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Legal Gender Bending

April 29, 2005
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Can an employer treat female employees differently than male employees and still comply with federal "equal treatment" requirements?
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Costco's Appearance Crusade

April 1, 2005
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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
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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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Discrimination Suit Can Be a Damaging Workplace Distraction

March 17, 2005
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While an embattled company is defending itself in a discrimination lawsuit, it ought not ignore what’s going on in the office or the factory. Otherwise, the workforce could drown in gossip, low morale, cover-ups and retaliation.
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Wal-Mart's Man With a Mission

March 3, 2005
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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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Prepare For An Ugly Charge Discrimination

September 27, 2004
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An incident from seventh-grade shop class shows what happens when employers aren't ready for allegations of discrimination that so often accompany a termination.
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When Women Rise

September 7, 2004
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Cigna's $2 million annual commitment to recruiting and developing executive women is based on business strategy, not political correctness. It's an approach supported by research that says companies with the highest representation of women have better financial performance.
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Casting Internet Hiring in a New Light

September 3, 2004
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Under proposed EEOC rules, companies will have to carefully define and justify their online hiring processes. The proposed changes are akin to those spurred by the ADA.
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The Gay Decade Not at Work

September 3, 2004
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The prospects for a national law extending workplace rights for gays and lesbians are slim. That means employers can expect the divide between various states' laws to widen.
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