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Responding to the Threat of Native American Racial Discrimination

The public face of racial discrimination is usually an African American, or possibly Latino. However, members of any minority can face bias and prejudice at work and in their day-to-day lives. Tribal members, and others who identify as Native America… Read More
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​42% of Women Report Gender Discrimination at Work

For the past several months, the news has been full of reports of women (and men) raising complaints of gender discrimination and sexual harassment. But are these isolated incidents, or a glimpse at a bigger, societal problem? A survey by the Pew Res… Read More
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Sexual Harassment When the Boss Is a Woman

The #MeToo movement on social media has emboldened the victims of sexual harassment — both women and men — to come forward and tell their stories. Men from the entertainment industry to the capitol have stepped down in the wake of sexual miscondu… Read More
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Sexual Harassment, Non-Disclosure Agreements, and Bill O’Reilly

Sexual harassment claims have been flying through the media over the last year. The Weinstein Co., Fox News and Bill O’Reilly, and even President Trump have been the target of sexual misconduct allegations. In each of those cases, non-disclosur… Read More
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New York City Council Passes Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act

The size and diversity of New York City puts employees of all different types, and genders, in close contact. Sometimes, that can result in sexual harassment. In response to the #MeToo and Stand Up movements sweeping the nation, the New York City Cou… Read More
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When Do I Have To Report Sexual Harassment?

The news for the last few months has been full of sexual harassment allegations from decades ago. High-powered men from Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein to long-time congressman John Conyers have faced allegations that they sexually harassed women… Read More
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Can I Be Fired for Getting Pregnant?

Learning that you are expecting a child should generally be a happy experience. Unfortunately, many employees face fear instead of excitement when they learn they are having a child. They may be worried that they could be fired for getting pregnant.… Read More
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What Is the Difference Between a Hostile Work Environment and Quid pro Quo?

Sexual harassment and gender discrimination don’t always look the same. Depending on your circumstances, you may have faced one adverse employment decision or daily ongoing harassment. Does it matter? What is the difference between a hostile wo… Read More
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What is Workplace Bullying?

Workplace bullying is a growing problem. It disrupts productivity and makes employees miserable at work. But it isn’t always clear what counts as workplace bullying. Employees may not realize they are a victim or know what they can do to stop t… Read More
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Concerned About Workplace Harassment: 5 Questions to Ask

Going to work is increasingly stressful. Someone at your job, or maybe several people, are harassing you and making it hard to focus on your work. If you are concerned about workplace harassment, here are 5 questions to ask to determine if you have a… Read More
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