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.
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The EEOC has issued a new, simplified, one-page fact sheet designed to help small business owners better understand their responsibilities under federal employment anti-discrimination laws.
The Department of Labor and the EEOC are ramping up cooperative efforts to target enforcement against employers that exploit protected groups of employees.
Disabled employees who have medical needs that require a reasonable accommodation and don’t receive one can quit and still be eligible to receive unemployment benefits.
A city in Texas has asked a federal judge to dismiss a race discrimination suit filed by a black police lieutenant who heads a group of minority police officers.
Q. I am opening a restaurant and would like all of my employees who work in the front of the house to dress and groom themselves in a specific way. Am I required to make an exception for employees who dress and groom differently for religious reasons?
A Pennsylvania court has ruled that a former housekeeper can collect unemployment compensation even though she quit after a bottle-waving boss badgered her to take drug tests.
A few stray comments in the workplace aren’t enough to taint every employment action. The comments have to be somehow tied to the employment action.
The former editorial director of Yahoo’s Autos, Homes, Shopping, Small Business and Travel sections has filed a lawsuit claiming the company violated its own rules when it conducted a quarterly performance review while he was on an approved leave.
An employee who claimed he was singled out and discriminated against because he did not speak a particular language has lost his discrimination case.
Every once in a while, a disability accommodation arises that is so simple to implement that it’s a no-brainer to grant it.