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.

It's clear that companies with fewer than 15 employees aren't required to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). But do company shareholders ...
Worried that poor grades and lax attendance might spell an employment risk, more employers are requesting applicants' school transcripts. Our advice: ...
Consider these stats: More than one-fourth of civil lawsuits filed last year were employment related, and the average jury award in employment cases is approaching ...
When an employee asks you to accommodate her claimed disability, don't put the request on the back burner.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires an "interactive process" with employees ...
Don't allow employees to use their disabilities as justification for poor behavior, especially if it clearly threatens your workplace. Even if an employee is ...
Providing a leave of absence is one way to "reasonably accommodate" disabled employees. But the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) doesn't require you to wait ...
THE LAW. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Although Title VII doesn't specifically mention ...
Warning: As odd as it may sound, don't believe you're safe from an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuit if the employee fails to prove a disability. Most people think ...
Don't be bullied by a disabled employee who says you must let her work from home as an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation. It's true that a reasonable ...
We reminded you last month that companies sponsoring large health care plans must comply by April 14 with the new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Smaller plans must comply ...