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Domestic Partner Benefits San Francisco States Its Case

June 1, 1997
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An outline of the mandate provided by the City of San Francisco explaining what the law is intended—and not intended—to do.
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San Francisco's Mandate Forces Domestic-partner Benefits Mainstream

June 1, 1997
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A new San Francisco law requires city contractors to offer employees domestic-partner benefits -- and has stirred up a wind of change that's blowing across the country.
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Are You Sure You Don't Discriminate

May 1, 1997
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Some employees haven't changed their attitudes; they've just gotten smarter about voicing their prejudices. Instead of blatant derogatory remarks they use "code words." This type of language can create a hostile environment. Advice on preventing such clai
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Don't Make Texaco's $175 Million Mistake

March 1, 1997
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The recent Texaco debacle involving secret tapes and the prejudiced attitudes of high-ranking officials brought discrimination problems, once again, to the forefront of our minds. This investigative report reveals that discrimination is still widespread a
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New EEOC Guidelines Affect ADA Handling

February 1, 1997
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new guidance on the interaction between the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state workers' compensation laws. The new guidance touches a number of employment issues.
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Does Your Health-care Plan Discriminate

June 1, 1996
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Recent trends highlight yet another target of employment litigation: the medical plan. If your company's plan—like most—contains caps or coverage constraints, you could be at risk for a discrimination lawsuit.
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Does Image Matter

December 1, 1995
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Appearance is a very personal area of human diversity-with many business implications. If you have image standards, whether hidden or overt,make sure they don't unfairly discriminate against employees.
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Dress Codes Should Match Corporate Image

December 1, 1995
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Although dress-down standards are spreading like wildfire, they often cause confusion among employees and may send mixed messages.
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Grease the Gears of Equality

September 1, 1995
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Women often feel they're run over by the wheels of power and control at home. Could similar dynamics be operating at your workplace? If so, HR executives can become a change agent in creating a more collegial work environment.
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