Have you heard the term “sex stereotyping”? Do you know what it means in reference to workplace behaviors?
We at the HR Daily Advisor are here at SHRM’s 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition in New Orleans. Yesterday I attended a session by Glenn Llopis, a best-selling author, columnist, and senior advisor to Fortune 500, entitled Leading Hispanic Employees (for Non-Hispanic Supervisors).
A brewery employee suffering from a medical condition was placed on additional work restrictions by his new treating physician. Accommodating the new restrictions put the employer in a position where it had to either invest in expensive equipment or let the employee walk.
What if an employee complains about harassment, but you investigate and find no evidence of harassment? Or, what if an employee files a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging discrimination, but the EEOC also does not find any wrongdoing? Can you fire either of these employees for making false claims?
A federal appeals court may soon deepen the divide on a question that has recently plagued the courts: whether federal law prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has sued an employer on an employee’s behalf, alleging that it fired him for complaining about discrimination on job-review site Glassdoor.com.
The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota—recently reversed an Arkansas district court’s dismissal of a discrimination claim brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by a deceased employee’s estate.
Workplace investigations can be time consuming and exhausting—but, despite that, they’re not a time where it’s okay to cut corners. When conducting an investigation, the organization must always remember that it’s not only seeking to resolve the issue at hand, it’s also seeking to minimize the risk of future lawsuits and do everything properly in […]
You fire an employee for poor performance. He says the termination was in retaliation for filing a race discrimination claim against the company. Will you have the employment documentation to back up your decision and avoid a costly lawsuit?
In this new article series, we will provide a refresher on the basics of the Fair Labor Standard Act’s (FLSA’s) requirements. In this article, we will review The Equal Pay Act (EPA), which amended the minimum wage provisions of the FLSA and is subject to enforcement under the FLSA.