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Possible Gender Discrimination

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How am I not supposed to see this as gender discrimination? To read the answer, click here: Possible Gender Discrimination. The post Possible Gender Discrimination appeared first on Evil HR Lady I have been in my current job for about one year. I have been working in my industry for eight years and have an MBA.

Are You Old? Like, Really Old? Like, 35?

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What else can you do to fight age discrimination in your job hunt? Everyone knows that only young people are good at tech jobs. Like, 35?

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New Law in MA: No Asking About Salary

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But, it’s worth looking at again, to understand why this law can possibly help with salary discrimination. Everyone is talking about this.

2016 91

What Kind of Lawyer Should I Hire For My Job Problem?

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Q: What type of attorney should I hire if my boss is discriminating against me on the basis of race/gender/or another protected characteristic?

2016 89

Do I have to disclose that I was fired?

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It’s in their best interest to not mention the disability application either as it’s like bragging, “Hey, we illegally discriminate!”

2016 99

Yahoo’s Sketchy Termination Policy May Land Them in Hot Water

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There’s no claim of discrimination. California is an at-will employment state. Every state but Montana is at-will.)

What Past Names Do You Have Share on a Job Application

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If there are discrimination concerns with providing a former name (e.g. If there are discrimination concerns with providing a former name (e.g. If you go by a pseudonym for a particular purpose (e.g. online blog, religious name) that wouldn’t appear on any documents relevant to a background check? This answer is for normal jobs.

2016 49

Would You Hire Someone With a Black Name? Raven-Symoné Won’t.

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Instead of insulting nurses, this time it’s co-host Raven-Symoné announcing that she would discriminate against people with Ethnic sounding names. Unfortunately, multiple studies have shown that people will discriminate against job candidates based on their names alone. Raven-Symoné Won’t

2015 59

Ask Questions that Are Legal and Useful, Not These

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But, in a job interview, small talk can make it look like you’re planning to discriminate against someone. Small talk is nice. I like small talk. Sometimes, other times my introvert side comes out and I’m like, no I’m good not knowing one here at this party, I’ll just casually eat 15 brownies).

2016 36

Vegetarian Discrimination

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Vegetarian DiscriminationWhether you're a vegetarian or a meat eater, if there's nothing for you to eat a company party, you can feel unappreciated. Here's what to do about that.

Marissa Mayer’s Replacement, Thomas McInerney, Will Earn Twice Her Salary. Good for McInerney.

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But different salaries don’t mean illegal discrimination. Altaba, what will be left of Yahoo, filed documents with the SEC regarding Marissa Mayer’s replacement, Thomas McInerney. McInerney’s salary is $2,000,000 a year, which is twice what Mayer’s current salary is. Same job, double the salary, fair? Unfair?

2017 22

Managing the Complainers Before They Sue For Discrimination

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If you manage actual humans, you'll most likely run into a person who believes that whenever something doesn't go their way it's because of discrimination. Managing the Complainers Before They Sue For DiscriminationHere's some help to manage them.

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Age Discrimination Isn’t About Dates

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To read the answer click here: Age Discrimination Isn’t About DatesDear Evil HR Lady, I am 60 years old. Older workers always hear that a prospective employer cannot inquire as to your age. When it happens, the candidate dares not refuse to answer certain questions or the process is over. And by the way…I got the job.

Philadelphia Joins Massachusetts in Making Salary History Questions Illegal

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Like the Massachusetts bill that passed this summer (but won’t go into effect until January 1, 2018), the goal is to help end gender pay discrimination. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill on Monday that prohibits employers from asking candidates about their salary history. Businesses should be looking at market data.

Lessons from Kesha’s Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

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I’m not a lawyer, but there are lessons in this for sexual harassment or other forms of illegal discrimination claims within your business.

2016 39

Bayer Sexual Discrimination: Stop the Mommy Wars

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Bayer Sexual Discrimination: Stop the Mommy WarsWhy can women not call a truce on the mommy wars? We all make choices, and we need to learn to accept the consequences of those choices.

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Building Health and Wellness Programs That Everyone Can Join

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Health and wellness programs are always a great idea, but not everyone at your office has the same physical capabilities. Here are some ideas.

How Is the Day Without Immigrants Going For You?

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National origin discrimination laws prevent us from hiring only citizens, and you might be surprised at how many of your co-workers entered this world in a different country, and if not them, then their parents. percent of the US population are immigrants. 26 percent of the US population is either an immigrant or a first generation American.

2017 16

Swiss Saturday: Handshakes, Swimming Pools, and Annoying Foreigners

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The other story sounds like a case of religious discrimination, but it’s really another culture thing. Swiss culture has hit the news in a couple of ways this week, so I thought I’d share my experiences. Now, all of you might be saying, “Hey, that’s a great idea! Let’s deny citizenship to anyone who is annoying!”

2017 16

Are You Too Old To Get Hired?

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Age discrimination is an unfortunately reality of today's job market. Here are some suggestions to beat it and walk away with the job. Are You Too Old To Get Hired

Keep God in Your Heart–and Off Your LinkedIn Profile

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It’s certainly not because I discriminate against the religiou s. Why do I cringe when I see “Child of God-Follower of Jesus!” ” in a LinkedIn profile? I’m a very religious person and quite open about being a Mormon. Religion is a huge part of my life and of the lives of many of my friends.

How to Manage Those Women Folks

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”* In his attempt to point out that we shouldn’t discriminate against women, he pretty much invokes every negative stereotype out there. So, Jason Shen, a BigWig at Etsy, wrote this article about managing women. Now, to be fair, “he means well, but he don’t know.”* I’m like a bad 11th grade teacher

Screening Out Unemployed Job Seekers? You May Be Breaking the Law

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As reports of employers screening out unemployed job hunters have grown, the EEOC is studying whether these practices constitute illegal discrimination. Screening Out Unemployed Job Seekers? You May Be Breaking the Law

Ask the Readers: How Can You Get Women to Work on a Day Without Women

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Our policy says that we can ask for a note at our discretion, but would this be discrimination? I’m a manager in a female dominated profession that serves some of the most vulnerable in our society. March 8 is a protest day in the United States called a Day Without Women. ” We have separate vacation and sick time banks.

Does My Employee Have a Medical Problem or a Performance Problem?

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I’ve been addressing the performance issues with her, but am afraid that if it gets to the point where we let her go, she’ll come back with some type of wild discrimination issue over not being able to go to the bathroom/drink water. This means that every 30 minutes she’s either in the bathroom, or filling her water glass. I’m stumped!

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Are “Years of Experience” Requirements Fair to Younger Workers?

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The practice smacks of discrimination against the young and I can only imagine the frustration my newly graduated peers must be experiencing. Dear Evil HR Lady, I’m about six years into my IT career and like any business person I am always keeping my eye on the market. However the requirements are a bit overstated.

Is My Boss Racist, or Just Being a Good Manager?

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Is this discrimination? Dear Evil HR Lady, I work for a state supported college. I have worked there for 23 years. I have been passed up for promotion to the top IT job at the school 3 times in the last 9 years. I am an African America male with 30 years of experience in IT. My position is 3rd from the top IT position.

Vegetarian Discrimination

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Vegetarian DiscriminationWhether you're a vegetarian or a meat eater, if there's nothing for you to eat a company party, you can feel unappreciated. Here's what to do about that.

Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Hardly

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Friday, September 03, 2010 Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Come to HR.

Are You Too Old To Get Hired?

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Age discrimination is an unfortunately reality of today's job market. Here are some suggestions to beat it and walk away with the job. Are You Too Old To Get Hired

Petty Tyrant

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Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to fire someone? Come to HR. Come to HR. Come to HR.

Google's 10% Raise: We Don't Care About Our Employees

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Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to fire someone? Come to HR. Come to HR. Come to HR.

My Best Hate E-mail yet

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Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to fire someone? Come to HR. Come to HR. Come to HR.

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Age Discrimination

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Our friends over at Overlawyered write about the tale of a 63 year old woman who was terminated and then sued for age discrimination. And the reason it's not boring is the company this woman is suing, for age discrimination is.drum roll please.the AARP. Yawn. I know you are thinking that this is about the most boring post ever.

Age Discrimination

Evil HR Lady

Our friends over at Overlawyered write about the tale of a 63 year old woman who was terminated and then sued for age discrimination. And the reason it's not boring is the company this woman is suing, for age discrimination is.drum roll please.the AARP. Yawn. I know you are thinking that this is about the most boring post ever.

Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Hardly

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So, when I hear women whining about being discriminated against I always have to stop and wonder, is it illegal discrimination or different choices? Illegal Discrimination in Tech? I have an overwhelming theme in the advice I write–and that is, stop whining and blaming others and take responsibility for your own choices. Hardl

Bayer Sexual Discrimination: Stop the Mommy Wars

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Bayer Sexual Discrimination: Stop the Mommy WarsWhy can women not call a truce on the mommy wars? We all make choices, and we need to learn to accept the consequences of those choices.

Age Discrimination Isn’t About Dates

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To read the answer click here: Age Discrimination Isn’t About DatesDear Evil HR Lady, I am 60 years old. Older workers always hear that a prospective employer cannot inquire as to your age. When it happens, the candidate dares not refuse to answer certain questions or the process is over. And by the way…I got the job.

Managing the Complainers Before They Sue For Discrimination

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If you manage actual humans, you'll most likely run into a person who believes that whenever something doesn't go their way it's because of discrimination. Managing the Complainers Before They Sue For DiscriminationHere's some help to manage them.

The Strangest Vacation Policy I've Ever Seen

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Talk about discriminating against parents of school age children! We are a very small company and, up until now, haven’t had a need for anything more than a vacation policy. Recently, I have been placed in charge of creating a sick leave policy or PTO policy. My research has lead me to wonder about the legality of our vacation policy.