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Great Expectations

October 22, 2002
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What HR should expect when an employee is pregnant.
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The Maturing of the ADEA

September 27, 2002
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act turns 35 this year, and an attorney explains why the law has a few new wrinkles.
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Mistake-Proofing Your Company's Pregnancy Leave Policy

June 20, 2002
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The consequences of mistakes related to the Pregnancy Discrimination Act could include payments for lost wages, emotional stress, and potential punitive damages.
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In Uneasy Times, HR Renews Its Peacekeeping Mission

November 11, 2001
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What can HR do to prevent a potential national-origin harassment or discrimination claim? How can it keep harmony in these disturbing times? There are clear-cut steps to take -- and doing nothing could mean a lawsuit.
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Discrimination Against Dads

October 5, 2001
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Brent Longnecker wonders whether you're discriminating against fathers, and what you propose to do about it.
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Avoiding Sexual-Orientation Discrimination

February 28, 2001
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While federal law provides basic legal protection against most employment discrimination, it currently does not extend to sexual orientation. Employers are advised to devise common workplace policies that may protect them from sexual discrimination allegations.
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What, Too Old

February 24, 2001
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Do maturity and experience count for anything?
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Religious Accommodation for Muslim Employees

January 31, 2001
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Employers should become familiar with Islamic practices and the Islamic dress code to ensure religious accommodation in the workplace.
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Preventing Illegal Employment Discrimination

December 24, 2000
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Some tips to help you prevent illegal discrimination.
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Holiday Headaches

December 1, 2000
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Peace on earth? Not in HR, where religious differences, the end-of-the-year paperwork crunch, and pressures of holiday commerce collide.
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