by Jason Ritchie
It’s imperative that you train your supervisors on key workforce management topics. Here are three compliance areas that should top your training list.
Archive for the 'Discrimination and Harassment' Category
by Jason Ritchie
As the debate over gender identity discrimination rages within the halls of state and federal governments, employers are left to wonder how the controversy will play out in the workplace.
One high-profile aspect of the issue centers on North Carolina’s House Bill 2, which Governor Pat McCrory signed into law on March 23. The law [...]
by Jo Ellen Whitney
Being a business owner, supervisor, or boss doesn’t make you immune to bad behavior. Business owners, CEOs, and upper-level managers have been known to be bullies, behave badly, harass employees, and have affairs. There are certainly plenty of recent examples in the media. You can rarely open a [...]
Employers once considered a gap in employment as justification for tossing a résumé on the rejection heap. Workers deciding to leave promising careers were thought to lack drive. Plus, while they were on a break, the workplace was changing, leaving them out of the loop and behind the times. But a growing number of employers [...]
by Thomas J. Lloyd III
This election season has already proven to be, in certain respects, more animated than any that has ever come before. An ever-changing political landscape, fueled in large part by social media activism, has brought once-foreign political issues directly into the homes and workplaces of nearly every American. [...]
by Michele L. (Warnock) Brott
What business doesn’t value its customers? After all, the customer is always right. The trouble is, customers are people, too, and people come with a variety of biases and bad behavior that can create issues for employers. In other words, racist, sexist, or discriminatory customers can present [...]
by Ryann E. Ricchio
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charges have clearly become a cost of doing business for many (if not most) employers today. Like anything else, employers can get into a routine—or maybe even a “rut”—in investigating and responding to charges. This article provides a refresher on how to successfully [...]
by Judith E. Kramer
The first Monday in October (October 5) marked the beginning of the U.S. Supreme Court’s new term. While during the course of the 2015-2016 term the Court could agree to hear additional cases, these are the labor and employment cases currently on the docket, as well as a [...]
by Jerome Rose
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been pursuing cases beyond its traditional reach to expand its enforcement authority toward a goal of developing and litigating systemic cases (i.e., cases in which a policy or practice discriminates on a broader basis, as opposed to a single decision affecting a [...]
by Kylie Crawford TenBrook
Let’s say—hypothetically—you are conducting a search for your next CEO. One résumé in particular has caught your eye. The candidate’s qualifications include managing a real estate empire worth billions and owning a marginally successful enterprise whose business model is founded on judging women by their looks.