Discrimination and Harassment
Discrimination and harassment claims often increase in a down economy. Learn the proper techniques for conducing proper workplace harassment investigations, providing sexual harassment training, and more to reduce claims of employment discrimination and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.
A salacious Wall Street story illustrates the cost of bad-mouthing a former employee.
A Minnesota appeals court has given the go-ahead for an age discrimination lawsuit filed by three police officers against the city of Richfield to proceed to trial.
Houston-based Lawler Foods will pay $1,042,000 to settle charges it discriminated against applicants who aren’t of Hispanic origin. Three black applicants filed discrimination charges after Lawler refused to hire them.
New regulations affecting how California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) addresses transgender individuals went into effect on April 1, 2016.
Evangelical fervor can cause legal trouble if an employer requires employees to participate in religious practices or activities as a condition of continued employment.
A group of Somali school bus drivers in Minneapolis claim they were fired after they started a group to discuss discrimination and working conditions.
A manager playing favorites does not automatically mean a lost lawsuit, but it can still be problematic.
Fresh off an active year in which the National Labor Relations Board announced expansive new employee handbook rules, the NLRB just released an updated list of priorities that should worry employers.
Sexist statements simply have no place at work
Purposely conspiring to discredit a government employee in order to get him discharged may violate his rights, as a recent case shows.