New Jersey Makes It Illegal To Require Victims in Discrimination or Harassment Cases to Remain Silent

Evil HR Lady

When companies settle harassment, discrimination, or retaliation cases, it’s pretty standard that all parties sign non-disclosure agreements. For example, a Florida man had to give back an $80,000 settlement for discrimination after his daughter blabbed. Employment attorney, Eric Meyer, explains the changes as follows: To keep reading, click here: New Jersey Makes It Illegal To Require Victims in Discrimination or Harassment Cases to Remain Silent.

Understanding Employment Discrimination Basics | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Which laws prohibit discrimination? Numerous federal dictates prohibit discrimination. Does your case fall within discrimination ? Various activities are within discrimination – be it hiring or firing, promotion or demotion, or any such others. The increasing number of discrimination related cases filed at the Commission often makes it impossible for them to investigate all.

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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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“During an EEOC investigation, can my employer interrogate me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

This is my question: I filed a claim of age discrimination with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) against my employer. Tallahassee, Florida. If the employer finds that, for example, an employee has been discriminated against, then the employer might take action on its own to remedy the situation. However, an employer cannot legally pressure an employee to withdraw his or her complaint of discrimination filed with the EEOC.

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Employment Class Actions Survive Despite Wal-Mart Ruling

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The end of the road for a class-action discrimination lawsuit brought by female employees of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. On June 29, a federal judge in Florida denied Starbucks Corp.’s » AFSCME Report: Gay and transgender discrimination Workplace Discrimination Report costs time is costly to the company, business, Government, and Taxpayer. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Be our Friend.

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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.

Job Searching While Employed:The Do’s And Don’ts

Resume Bear

More often than not, job seekers face discrimination for being unemployed, which may lead to finding job openings while gainfully employed. Katie Lewis is currently a senior at Florida State University and will graduate in May 2012 with a B.A. Minoring in Communications and attending her first meeting of the Florida Public Relations Association Student Chapter inspired her to pursue a career in public relations.

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“Sales compensation plans: are there limits on when and how they can be changed?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Miami, Florida. I can see that you have written in from Florida, but I don’t know what kind of sales you engage in, so I can’t look up the answer for you. To find that out, I suggest you review the website of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, or call them in Tallahassee at (850) 245-7105. .

“Are Performance Improvement Plans enforceable as contracts?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Also, can I sue them for segregation or discrimination for not including me in two years of management meetings? Jacksonville, Florida. As to your second question, not permitting an employee to attend meetings is not illegal “discrimination” or “segregation.” If they had no problem hiring a 63-year old, generally the law says that shows they are not discriminating by age. What you describe does not seem to be either illegal “discrimination” or illegal “segregation.”.

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Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

Corn on the Job

Of these 21 states, seven of them, including Alaska, Florida and Vermont, did so automatically in line with the rise in the cost of living. Just be sure to head into the job hunt prepared and armed with the right tools – a discrimination-proof resume, a carefully crafted cover letter, and a checklist of the job benefit differences to look out for. 2020 kicked off with over 7 million job openings across America. For the current job seekers, this came as welcome news.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 3: Do I have a case for discrimination? Would the fact that I am a woman who complained of being paid less than her male counterparts be grounds for a discrimination lawsuit? Miami, Florida. From the facts provided, I would say you have a basic “prima facie” case of gender discrimination based upon what lawyers called unequal or “disparate” treatment based on gender. There is no federal law protecting people from discrimination based on marital status.

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Seven Short Q&A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Palm Harbor, Florida. But asking such a question on a job application is as close as you can come to an admission that you are practicing age discrimination, because it means that, in making the decision about hiring, the employer is probably taking age into account. If your friend does not get the job, and the person hired is younger than she is, she would then have a pretty good basis for a discrimination lawsuit or complaint to a state or federal human rights agency.

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“Can my employer change its attendance policy any way it wants to?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I believe the new attendance policy will open the door to discrimination, favoritism “brown nosing,” and other forms of illegal and just plain wrong behaviors. Orlando, Florida Answer: J.P.M., However, an employer cannot establish employment policies that are clearly intended to illegally discriminate, such as a policy that provided time off for new mothers, but did not provide time off for new fathers. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility M.

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Transgendered Employees in The Workplace

Competitive Resumes

Over my career, I have been involved with three RWEs: a massive ICE roundup of Haitian refugees outside the oceanographic labs where I worked in south Florida in 1979; workplace violence that resulted in a homicide and suicide in the employee parking lot (1997); and one that involved the complicated issues around the presence of a newly transgendered co-worker (2006). Guest post today is from Donn LeVie, Jr.

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About That Training Budget

Evil HR Lady

million, more than any person has received in the settlement of a racial discrimination case filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, lawyers for the agency said on Wednesday. The employee, Charles Daniels, 45, said he was called derogatory names and threatened by four co-workers and a supervisor from 1999 to 2001, when he worked as an aviation electrician for the company in Florida, Hawaii and Washington.

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Comic – The Resume Bear is ready for Ladies night!

Resume Bear

By the way, isn’t ladies night sexual discrimination? America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

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Comic – The Resume Bear is ready for Ladies night!

Resume Bear

By the way, isn’t ladies night sexual discrimination? America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

If what you went to HR about was your belief that you were being discriminated against, or harassed, it is likely that what your supervisor has done is even a violation of law. Question 3 – Is pay that is lower than your predecessor’s an indicator of discrimination? Now I am not the type to jump on the discrimination bandwagon, but I feel as though there is something wrong here and possibly illegal. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 1: I was fired in my last job in Florida. Ormond, Florida. Good reason” is a judgment call of the Case Examiner, but is usually limited to things like severe harassment, outrageous discrimination, fear of injury or health concern, and the like. Since so many blog visitors submit Questions, we’ve decided to devote some of our weekend blogposts to answering several Questions at once, and have chosen those that call for “shorter&# Answers. .

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PODCAST: Should you go to college during a recession?

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Karen was a co-creator of the landmark webinar event – “EEOC Discrimination Debate.” This event featured senior members of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and staffing industry experts discussing and debating difficult issues about discrimination in today’s workplace environment.

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PODCAST: Should you go to college during a recession? | Resumebear.

Resume Bear

Karen was a co-creator of the landmark webinar event – “EEOC Discrimination Debate.” This event featured senior members of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and staffing industry experts discussing and debating difficult issues about discrimination in today’s workplace environment.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Jacksonville, Florida. Question 6: When is it easier to get an employer to give an employee a non-disparagement agreement, (a) when the employee first discovers discrimination on the job, or (b) after wrongful termination, as part of a settlement agreement? Since so many blog visitors submit Questions, we’ve decided to devote some of our weekend blogposts to answering several Questions at once, and have chosen those that call for “shorter&# Answers. .

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“Can an employer require employees to relocate for a promotion.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility M. Blog » “Can an employer require employees to relocate for a promotion, and refuse to promote them if they don’t relocate?” “Can Can an employer require employees to relocate for a promotion, and refuse to promote them if they don’t relocate?” Published on June 12th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Question: There are a couple of levels of management above mine that often have openings company-wide, including my location.

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my company held a retreat in a Zika zone — and is charging people who didn’t go for their plane tickets

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My company recently had their retreat in Miami, Florida. This is pretty blatant pregnancy discrimination as they were penalized for making a decision based on their intent to become pregnant. I asked employment lawyer Donna Ballman , author of the excellent Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired and who also happens to practice in Florida, to weigh in here. For pregnant women, this would likely be considered pretty blatant pregnancy discrimination.

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“How do I ask a new employer for an equity stake?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

West Palm Beach, Florida. By law, the employee must remain “loyal” to the employer, and the employer has many legal requirements to keep, such as providing a safe work environment, not discriminating in hiring or compensation, and paying certain additional taxes, such as Social Security. Question: I’m an accomplished salesman looking for a new company in my industry. I would be able to add considerable value to the company.

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So What are You waiting for -

HireCentrix

Doug can be reached at his Destin Florida Search Consulting firm, the Douglas Howard Group, 850.424.6933Call Doug today at 850.424.6933 or email him at trainer@recruiterelearning.com , he will take you to your highest billing goals. Early last month, the University of Florida made Urban Meyer the SECs highest paid coach, with a contract valued at $24 Million USD over 4 years. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Miami, Florida. As you know, many laws prohibit employers from retaliating against employees who engage in “protected activities,” such as objecting to discrimination, or refusing to engage in illegal behavior. Question 1: When leaving a company, should I sign a non-solicit agreement? Hi, Alan. I work for a consulting firm. I was never asked to sign a non-solicit agreement, either upon joining this firm eight years ago, or since.

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we have to notify our employer about any clubs or organizations we belong to, including churches

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I have been working for the past seven years for a nonprofit in Florida. For instance, if they find out you’re a Wiccan, an atheist, or a Mormon and then they deny you a promotion, discipline you, or fire you, you’ll have a good argument that you were subjected to religious discrimination. If they take adverse action against you after you disclose this information, you might have a discrimination claim.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

Florida failed to raise its minimum wage this year as required by a voter-approved constitutional amendment, prompting a lawsuit from NELP and worker advocates that resulted in an increase on June 1; in Missouri and Nevada, lobbyists have tried to freeze the minimum wage rate; and in Maine, the governor and legislators have pursued legislation to significantly reduce the minimum wage for workers under 20. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Be our Friend.

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“Could I get in trouble for 'going public' about a threat to.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Am I culpable in any way if I “go public” with this information? Name Withheld Bradenton, Florida Answer: This is a very important question, and one that requires a rather complicated answer. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility M. Blog » “Could I get in trouble for ‘going public’ about a threat to public welfare that my company covered up?” Could I get in trouble for ‘going public’ about a threat to public welfare that my company covered up?”

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Looking for The Closer for your dispute

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Margaret Koesel has 20 years experience in the areas of employment, business, and commercial litigation , devoting a substantial portion of her practice to defending companies in employment discrimination and wrongful discharge litigation, and representing clients for Porter Wright in ERISA pension and welfare benefit disputes, trade secret, and non-compete disputes. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap.

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feeling guilty about leaving law-breaking boss, asking for a far-off raise, and more

Ask A Manager

My husband works for a company in Florida that has terminated him effective at the end of the year because they had informed him that he would need to begin working from the corporate office beginning in January 2014 and that he would need to reside in that area. It’s seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go…. My boss is breaking laws and promises but I feel guilty about leaving.

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The Internet has created a generation of great writers | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

The school is Nathan Bedford Forrest High School (yes) [link] F Rating as of 2007-2008 on the Florida School Accountability Grading Scale. You should click: This Florida public high school is named after a KKK operative, and each time the (largely black) student body tries to get the school renamed, the board votes it down. Is this your first time here?

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