Combating Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Pregnancy discrimination is a real threat, even in first world countries such as the United States. While it may seem contradictory, pregnancy discrimination is one of the most blatant ways employers abuse their employees. While there are laws in place to combat discrimination , employers often don’t abide by those laws. What Pregnancy Discrimination Looks Like. The first step in combating discrimination is understanding what it looks like.

“Is it a conflict of interest if I work in the same place as my.

Sklover Working Wisdom

We work in the same place and we are both hourly employees. Raynette Winslow, Arizona Answer: Raynette, yes, I would call what you describe to be a kind of a conflict of interest. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility M. Blog » “Is it a conflict of interest if I work in the same place as my son, and I cover a shift for him? “Is Is it a conflict of interest if I work in the same place as my son, and I cover a shift for him?

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“Recording Conversations with Your Boss or HR” What You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

On the other hand, if the purpose of recording a conversation at work is (a) to make a record of wrongful, improper or illegal activity, such as embezzlement, discrimination or retaliation, or (b) to make a record of your objecting to, complaining about or seeking to halt wrongful, improper or illegal activity, then making the recording of the conversation may be not only proper, but wise and commendable.

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“Can’t take further abuse, and can’t complain or leave. Any ideas?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I don’t know what you plan to do once you retire, but if it’s a move to, say, Arizona, start collecting information and brochures about the move. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility General Q & AQuestion: I’ve been working for an officer of a very large corporation for many, many years. It’s almost like a marriage, with good days and bad days. He has very serious personal issues right now, and takes his anger out on me.

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Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Interns do not have protection under discrimination and harassment laws, according to many Courts. In a recent New York Court case, an unpaid intern toiling for the New York office of an Arizona television company, who was repeatedly groped by her supervisor, was found to have no legal basis to sue because she was not, at least technically an “employee.” The ruling applies to such employee protections as laws banning discrimination, harassment, hostility, and workplace safety.

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Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ms. Career Girl

The law is under scrutiny for overwhelming concerns that it could allow a path to discrimination against gay people. These states include Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The post Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

9th Circuit Rules Salary History Isn’t A Legitimate Way to Determine Pay

Evil HR Lady

Last year, the 9th circuit ruled that it was okay to pay a teacher from Arizona who moved to California less than her co-workers because the formula was based strictly on the previous salary and had nothing to do with sex. Not because of the plain language that allows difference based on “any other factor other than sex” but because the end result can look like illegal sex discrimination.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Phoenix, Arizona. Though I am not licensed to practice law in Arizona, I can tell you that, for three separate reasons, the law in all states I know would say “No”: (1) First, it seems you did not meet one of the “conditions” of employment: U.S. By all means, I suggest you obtain a consultation with an employment attorney experienced in discrimination matters.

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“I experienced workplace violence, left early, and was suspended.

Sklover Working Wisdom

What are my rights? Cliff Surprise, Arizona Answer: Cliff, from what you have written, it is hard to believe you would be suspended without pay. If you have an injury, you have a right under Arizona law to file a Workers’ Compensation claim for any medical costs and any lost income. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility M. Blog » “I experienced workplace violence, left early, and was suspended for it.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Discrimination? Chandler, Arizona. Question 7: If I can’t afford an attorney, how can I get help with discrimination at work? Employees in West Virginia have two places to go for free assistance with employment discrimination based on religion. First, the West Virginia Human Rights Commission is the state agency that enforces state anti-discrimination laws. Question 1: In South Africa, must I give two weeks notice after two years employment?

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EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.

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The EEOC enforces the federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Legal Alert: Supreme Court Bars Arizona, Other States From Criminalizing Alien Employment. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us.

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