Can’t accommodate religion? Prove hardship

  • October 11, 2018

Once an employee shows her need for religious accommodation, the burden shifts to the employer to show that it can't be accomplished without undue hardship. And that's a...

IHOP stores settle with teens for $1 million

  • September 19, 2018

The EEOC has reached a $975,000 settlement with two IHOP franchises in Illinois over allegations that management turned a blind eye to sexual harassment directed at...

Employers must stop customer harassment, too

  • September 07, 2018

There are a few workplace scenarios in which the nature of the job makes it more likely that sexual harassment may occur. But even then, once an employer knows...

3 questions on pay equity

  • July 30, 2018

Where does the fight over pay equity stand? ... How should we adjust to this trend? ... What should we do now to ensure pay equity?

Not all unwanted touching is harassment

  • July 13, 2018

Workers who sue for harassment must still provide evidence that the motivation for the touching was somehow related to sex and not just part of a pattern of nonsexual...