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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 ...
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 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched an "enhanced enforcement policy" that targets 10,000 employers with tough workplace ...
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is starting a new voluntary mediation pilot program in which private-sector discrimination charges filed ...
Your company could be forced to shell out more overtime pay to lower-paid workers under a long-awaited Labor Department modernization of the ...
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 ...
Respond to "age slurs" by any employees, even if the worker making the remark is older than the person who was slurred. As a recent case shows, over-40 employees can ...
If your company is required to post Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) 300 Logs for workplace injuries and illnesses, keep them posted until April 30 ...