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.

Don't let your guard down when interviewing someone who doesn't appear to suffer from a disability. If you ask an illegal question, anyone can hit you with ...
California's public pension fund (CalPERS) will pay $250 million to settle an age discrimination case with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), ...
For five years, Allen Beach was a marked man at Yellow Freight. Offensive graffiti with his name was scrawled on the walls of dozens of trucks. Some of the milder ...
After a construction worker injured his shoulder, had surgery and returned to work, he told his employer he didn't have any disability that would prevent him from doing ...
A manufacturing firm's new plant had only one restroom, which was designed for men. Female workers were told they had to use that restroom during work hours, ...
To avoid becoming the target of discrimination lawsuits, you need to protect your credibility as a leader and manager. Reason: It's one of the top ways plaintiffs' attorneys ...
How often do you review each worker? Once a year 66%, Twice a year 19, Quarterly 10, Never 3, As necessary 2. Source: OfficeTeam 2002 survey of 150 companies
A 65-year-old employee was laid off as part of a reduction in force. She claimed her supervisor had made age-related comments, and the company failed to follow its published RIF criteria ...
If an employee drags you into court, don't be surprised if the worker totes along his own expert witness to put your company in a bad light. More employees are ...
After railroad laborer Sheila White complained that her foreman sexually harassed her, her employer investigated and temporarily suspended the foreman without pay. Soon after, the company gave White's forklift duties to ...