Category: Discrimination

Sexual orientation and transgender protectionsast in part, on the employee’s sex. sexual orientation
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U.S. Supreme Court Extends Sexual Orientation, Transgender Protections

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a long-awaited ruling on whether a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity fall within Title VII of the Civil Rights…

California employers should review their pre-employment practices, including job applications, advertisements and pre-employment inquiries, before July 1.
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New California FEHA Regulations for Pre-Employment Practices Start July 1

New Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations clarify what pre-employment practices (like job applications, advertisements and pre-employment inquiries) constitute age and religious creed based…

Read about taking employees’ temperatures and other employment information from the DFEH.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Discrimination Workplace Safety

DFEH Issues Employment Information on COVID-19

As California is working to slow the spread of the COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)…

Celebrate your women employees in one of these three ways.
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Celebrate International Women’s Day, Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History month, and each year, International Women’s Day (IWD) also falls within this month — on March 8. The 2020 Women’s History…

The total number of EEOC charges declined slightly from FY 2018.
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Retaliation Tops EEOC Charges Again

Retaliation still tops the list of most-filed EEOC charges, as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) details in their 2019 Fiscal Year (FY) breakdown…

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Veterans Day: Don’t Forget Skills Military Veterans Bring to Workforce

Veterans Day is next Monday, November 11. As we recognize and thank the brave men and women in the armed forces, we also recognize the…

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Posted in Benefits Discrimination Harassment Workplace Policies

Sexual Harassment, Benefit Trends, Ageism, Off-Site Work Events — Catch New Podcasts

Missed out on the last few The Workplace podcasts? Catch up now — episodes are only 15 minutes! The Good, Bad and Ugly of Hosting…

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New California FEHA Regulations ‘Clarify’ Definition of Employer

Heads up, employers — new Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations are now effective. In June 2019, the Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC)…

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Ageism in the Workplace: Prevent Liability by Focusing on Abilities, Not Age

In today’s modern workforce, it’s not uncommon to find employees from a number of generations in a single company. In this episode of The Workplace,…

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Asking an Older Employee If He Plans on Retiring Soon

Our employee is over 65 years old and he seems shaky physically; it is taking him longer and longer to get his job duties done….