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EEOC Reconvenes Expert Task Force Against Workplace Sexual Harassment

The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have drawn the nation’s attention to the prevalence of workplace sexual harassment. Now the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has taken notice. It has reconvened its expert task force, first formed… Read More
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Can a White Man Face Workplace Discrimination for Socially Conservative Views?

Most employment discrimination cases involve women, African Americans, or other minorities. But in the wake of social pressure toward diversity and inclusion, some are wondering if perceived left-leaning companies like Google have gone too far. Are e… Read More
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Religious Discrimination Against Muslim Women Sparks Lawsuit Against Airline Support Company

Religiously observant Muslim women often face discrimination because their modest dress sets them apart. When religious discrimination against Muslim women hit an airline support company, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) stepped in… Read More
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International Gender Pay Gap Revealed by British Reporting Requirements

Finding out you are not receiving equal pay can be tough. Some businesses even make rules against employees discussing their income. Now some employees may have a little easier a time investigating their wages, since new British reporting requirement… Read More
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What Does a Reasonable Response to Discrimination Complaints Look Like?

If you have filed a discrimination complaint at work, it can sometimes feel like your employer is ignoring you, or isn’t taking you seriously. And it might be true. How can you know if your employer is doing enough to prevent discrimination or… Read More
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U.S. Supreme Court Okays Mandatory Employment Arbitration

The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems v Lewis says judges must enforce mandatory employment arbitration contracts. The opinion could severely affect employee rights to enforce federal and state employment laws in federal court through class… Read More
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Do Civil Rights Laws Protect Against Genderqueer Discrimination at Work?

For generations, gender in the workplace has been black and white, male and female. But as the cultural understanding of gender have grown more technicolor, the laws protecting against gender discrimination and sexual harassment haven’t always… Read More
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Can a Separation Agreement Block an Employee​'s Discrimination Complaint?

When employment discrimination comes to a head, it may be best for everyone if employer and employee part ways. But do you need to give up your legal civil rights claims to escape a hostile work environment? Can a separation agreement block an employ… Read More
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Could a Religious Objection to a Flu Shot Cost You Your Job?

When your religious beliefs don’t match your boss’s it can sometimes create conflicts in the work place. But those conflicts don’t just arise between major faiths. Sometimes a seemingly small difference, like a religious objection t… Read More
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Employers: Are Your Supervisors Likely to Sexually Harass Your Employees? Science Helps You Find Out

You can’t truly know person from his or her interview. As an employer, every hire runs the risk of turning your office into a hostile work environment and opening your company up to sexual harassment complaints. Scientists have created a survey… Read More
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