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#MeToo: Hollywood Sexual Harassment Scandal Takes Social Media By Storm

When the average person looks at the Hollywood film industry, celebrity, parties and even sex are often seen as just part of the lifestyle. But a recent Hollywood sexual harassment scandal is showing that when it comes to movie mogul Harvey Wienstein… Read More
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African American Woman Who Faced Discrimination at Work

Job Discrimination Against Black Women: Racial Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, or Both?

Black women sometimes face serious discrimination at work. But it can be hard to tell whether job discrimination against black women is based on their sex, their race, or both. Find out what protections are available and what the differences are betw… Read More
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Row of Fishing Rods in Bass Pro Store

Bass Pro Settles with EEOC for $10.5 Million on Racial Discrimination and Retaliation Claims

For six years, the EEOC and Bass Pro Shops have been battling in court over whether the outdoor equipment retailer violated federal racial discrimination and retaliation laws. Now the parties to the Bass Pro discrimination claims have reached a $10.5… Read More
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Boss Dating Employee Handing Paper Heart Behind Office Chair

Dating Your Employee: When is it Sexual Harassment?

Is dating your employee ever okay? Or is office romance always a recipe for disaster? What happens when a consensual relationship to turn into a sexual harassment problem? In this blog post, I will discuss the case of a Colorado correctional officer… Read More
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Older Business Woman Concerned About Age Discrimination

When is Age Discrimination Against the Law?

Age discrimination at work can be hard to detect and even harder to prove. Many applicants never even know that they were illegally passed over because they were too old. What should you be watching for? How will you know whether what happened to you… Read More
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Were Walmart Workers Punished for Taking Sick Days?

Imagine having to choose between your job and taking care of your sick child. How would you feel if you were told you could go to the emergency room, but it would be treated as an unexcused absence and you could be fired? A recent lawsuit says these… Read More
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Woman Holding Up Hand Saying No to Workplace Intimidation

What is Workplace Intimidation?

Workplace intimidation can make your office a toxic place to be. When your boss or coworker is subjecting you to workplace bullying, you can feel you have no choice but to quit. Find out what workplace intimidation is, and how you can stop it. In thi… Read More
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Woman Knocking on Supervisor's Door to Report Job Discrimination

How to Report Job Discrimination

It’s one thing to suspect you are the target of employment discrimination, but another to know what to do about it. Even if all your coworkers agree there is a problem, you still need to use the proper channels to stop workplace harassment. Fin… Read More
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Woman Blowing Whistle (on Uber sexual harassment)

Sexual Harassment, a Blog Post, and a Shakeup at Uber

Can a whistleblower ever make a difference in a big company? Do you have to make a formal complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), or could something as simple as a blog post make a difference? Find out how one former employ… Read More
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Religious Discrimination: Woman Wearing Hijab Speaking to Woman Without Hijab

Religious Discrimination at Work: Is it Getting Worse?

Religion has become a political talking point over the last year. But has all the press around President Donald Trump’s campaign and later travel bans affected religious minorities’ ability to do their jobs? Is religious discrimination at… Read More
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