Between Sept. 11, 2001, and May 7, 2002, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 497 job-bias complaints on the basis of Muslim religion. That's compared with 193 complaints over the same period the year before.
To help solve the problem, the EEOC has developed two new fact sheets: one for employers and one for employees. They give advice on how to handle specific situations concerning hiring, firing, harassment, religious accommodation, temp assignments and.
Read the new fact sheet for employers at www.eeoc.gov/facts/ backlash-employer.html.
- How to Fire an Employee the Legal Way: 6 Termination Guidelines
- Employee lied about criminal convictions on application? That's a firing offense
- Expect more safety complaints from Hispanic workers
- No time for WARN notice? You can continue paying instead
- Another reason to insist on following rules: Fired scofflaws can't get unemployment