Posts Tagged ‘age’

The total number of EEOC charges declined slightly from FY 2018.

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 of workplace discrimination charges. In FY 2019, the EEOC had 72,675 charges filed nationwide and 39,110 of them were charges of retaliation. The charges filed with the EEOC were: Retaliation: […]

13 Feb 20 - Discrimination - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

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, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank talks with employment law expert Jennifer Shaw about the pitfalls of age-based stereotyping, succession planning and mandatory retirement. ‘Stereotypes on Both […]

27 Sep 19 - Discrimination - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Recent DFEH Settlements

In recent months, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has settled a number of employment cases, and, compared to previous years, enforcement looks as if it’s been stepped up. Here’s just a sampling of employment settlements in the past few months: July 17, 2018 — National Origin/Age/Disability Discrimination: Alleged stereotypical and biased […]

23 Jul 18 - Discrimination, Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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50th Anniversary of Age Discrimination Protections

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibiting age bias against workers 40 years of age and older. Yet, persistent age bias and stereotypes continue to plague older workers, channeling them out of the workforce and limiting economic growth, according to experts appearing before the federal Equal […]

7 Jul 17 - Discrimination - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »