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Category: Workplace Discrimination

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Disability discrimination basics

The Federal government prohibits employers from discriminating their employees on the basis of race, religion, sex or disability. Disability discrimination is the unfair treatment towards a person because of their disability. The law does not force employers to hire disabled

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5 things not to do regarding workplace bullying

In all of the cliches, bullying happens in middle school. The bully is the bigger kid taking the smaller kid’s lunch money or the football jock picking on the kids in the band. Cliches don’t always tell the whole story,

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Missouri settlement revealed in DOC-discrimination case

The Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC) has issued its latest settlement to settle allegations of harassment, lewd comments, vulgarity, and debasing behavior. This latest settlement, for $165,625, is the latest in a string of cases against the DOC. Last year,

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Fashion and free speech: the employer dress code

At first, it may sound like a ridiculous problem, suing your employer for not allowing you keep your dreadlocks. But the matter was sufficiently serious that it went all the way up to the 11th Federal Circuit of Appeals. Back

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Former Versace employee files suit

A former Versace salesperson is filing a lawsuit against his former employer. The plaintiff alleges a culture of discrimination against him and African American customers. He charges the company with creating these conditions and encouraging them. This post will go

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Combatting the workplace bully

Bullying isn’t limited to the schoolyard. It can be experienced in multiple environments throughout your life. When it happens in personal situations, such as with a stranger or even a family member, you may be willing to aggressively stand up

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Workplace discrimination can be made to look like something else

Most employers already know that there are laws prohibiting them from discriminating against certain protected classes of workers. However, that doesn’t mean that certain types of back-door discrimination don’t take place every day. For instance, if you are an older

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Rights of disabled employees

According to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, all employers are required to accommodate all disabled workers. The law applies to all private, state and government organizations who have hired disabled workers. The ADA protects the rights of disabled

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