The EEOC recently filed a lawsuit against a San Antonio apartment management company for discriminating against an employee after he hired a black worker.
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According to the EEOC, White Way Cleaners discriminated against a female worker when it first moved her from the cleaning line to the front counter during her first pregnancy and then again when it terminated her after learning she was pregnant again.
Employees who discover their colleagues are making more money for doing the same work often conclude that there can be only one reason—discrimination. Next stop: the office of an attorney, who will try to confirm the pay bias by comparing the disgruntled employee’s protected class status to those earning more.
Not everyone is going to get along with everyone else at work. The fact is that some employees may be more difficult to like than others. But as long as an employer makes sure its “difficult” employees are treated with civility, it doesn’t matter that co-workers ignore them or form their own little cliques.
Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court made it easier to prove retaliation by lowering the standard for what it would consider an adverse employment action, courts were finding retaliation in seemingly minor management decisions. As the following case shows, that’s not happening as much anymore.
It’s that time of year again—time to spread a little holiday cheer … and think about the potential legal consequences of doing so. Even as employers cut back during these difficult economic times, most still want to find special ways to thank their employees and celebrate the hard work they have put in over the past year. As you do so, here are some tips on how to make sure that your holiday season stays merry and bright.
Some good news: A federal court has ruled that an employer that mistakenly tells an employee he is covered by the FMLA isn’t bound by that mistake.
Several cases on the U.S. Supreme Court's docket this term involve employment and labor-related issues. One of the most notable of these will decide how much time plaintiffs have to file a lawsuit when they believe they have been unfairly penalized by hiring tests. Other cases will resolve issues involving an alleged whistle-blower, pension benefits, race discrimination and labor arbitration.
We’ve all been told a thousand times that to increase our influence and effectiveness, we need to write personal thank-you notes. Here’s the right way to do it, as evidenced by a 1991 note from George H.W. Bush to Goldie Hawn.
The EEOC has filed suit against Belmont Abbey College, a Catholic-run institution in Belmont, claiming the college’s refusal to provide coverage for birth control in its employee health plan violates the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act.