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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 ...
Kimberly Hill, a 10-year employee at the Kentucky Lottery Corp., testified at an unemployment compensation hearing on behalf of a co-worker who alleged discrimination. Soon ...
Macan Singh was recruited to work in the United States with a promise of a place to live, free tuition and eventual partnership in a business. When none of this materialized ...
More than ever, it's important to keep lines of communication open with employees and to make sure they can air grievances without fear of retaliation. Reason: ...
In a victory for unions, the Supreme Court recently let stand a lower court ruling that said employees can be forced to pay mandatory dues for union organizing that occurs ...
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 ...
Acquaint yourself with newly updated guidelines from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that teach employers how to foster work environments free of national-origin discrimination. Coming on the heels of 9/11, ...
It's more important than ever to make sure your employees are who they say they are and they're legally eligible to work in this country. Why? The ongoing battle against ...
Expensive mistake Median award by type of bias: '94-'00 cases Age $268,926, Disability 175,001, Race 120,951, Sex 100,000. Source: Jury Verdict Research ...
Three apartment maintenance workers refused to scrape and paint a water-damaged ceiling after they saw a TV report on airborne-asbestos health risks. When they voiced a concern, their supervisor said there ...