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The HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law

Regardless of sexual orientation’s uncertain protected status, it is well-settled that mocking someone’s nonconformity to society’s gender stereotypes is sex discrimination.

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Employers may generally impose rules requiring employees to adhere to reasonable workplace appearance, grooming and dress standards. But as straightforward as the issue seems to be, grooming standards can create problems for employers.

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Some employees can be overly sensitive to criticism or perceived harassment. Most judges expect workers to shrug off occasional irritating comments, even if they feel them to be personally offensive.

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In a win for employers, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that an employee cannot wait years before suing about a promotion that never materialized.

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An employee may feel singled out when HR holds a training session to address something that employee did. But that doesn’t make it retaliation.

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When Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries purchased paint supply company Revocoat, it inherited a plant in Michigan—and an ADA problem.

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Several cases currently making their way through the legal system test whether Title VII’s sex discrimination provisions cover discrimination based on sexual orientation. In the meantime, remember that harassment based on sexual stereotypes is already illegal.

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A fired worker in Seattle alleges chocolate giant The Hershey Co. wasn’t very sweet to her when she asked for a reasonable accommodation for her bad back.

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The former HR director for HighPoint Solutions, a medical technology consulting firm headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, faces charges she wrote fraudulent checks totaling $919,301.

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The Pennsylvania State Office of Public Records has agreed to pay $60,000 to settle an EEOC age discrimination lawsuit that alleged it passed over a seasoned, older attorney to hire a less experienced, young applicant for an appeals officer position.

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