Posts Tagged ‘discrimination’

New Employment Regulations Expected in 2020

Along with the numerous new laws that hit the books in 2020, employers can expect new employment regulations to take effect later this year. The Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) has two rulemaking actions in progress that include proposed regulations for the New Parent Leave Act (NPLA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), criminal […]

26 Feb 20 - Workplace Policies - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

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. Can we address his physical symptoms and/or ask him if he’s likely to retire soon? Recent studies have shown that employees are retiring later in life for a number of […]

13 May 19 - Discrimination - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Retaliation Still Dominates EEOC Charges Nationwide

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released detailed breakdowns of the 76,418 workplace discrimination charges the agency received in fiscal year (FY) 2018. Retaliation continues to be the most frequently filed charge for the agency. In FY 2018, the EEOC resolved 90,558 discrimination charges and secured over $505 million for victims in private […]

23 Apr 19 - Discrimination, Harassment - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

Love Continues to Bloom at Work

As cold, wet weather blankets California, fewer people will be celebrating Valentine’s Day this year, according to a National Retail Federation (NRF) survey. Only 51 percent of Americans plan to celebrate, but they plan to spend more money and not just on gifts for their sweethearts. “The vast majority of Valentine’s Day dollars are still […]

14 Feb 19 - Harassment - Katie Culliton - 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 »