Philadelphia Joins Massachusetts in Making Salary History Questions Illegal

Evil HR Lady

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. To keep reading, click here: Philadelphia Joins Massachusetts in Making Salary History Questions Illegal. The post Philadelphia Joins Massachusetts in Making Salary History Questions Illegal appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

Closing the Gap: Massachusetts Bans Screening Candidates Based on Salary

Workology

Massachusetts businesses have two years to comply with a new equal pay law passed by the state legislature on August 1st. “No employer shall discriminate in any way on the basis of gender in the payment of wages or other compensation, including benefits and other compensation, or pay any person a salary or wage rates less than the rates paid to employees of a different gender for comparable work.”

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“If placed on a Performance Improvement Plan, should I disclose my Attention Deficit Disorder?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Framingham, Massachusetts. Especially with disabilities that are not easily discernible, as with ADHD, color-blindness, and those without a sense of smell, an employee has no right to either (a) protection from disability discrimination, or (b) an accommodation to the disability, unless and until the employer is put on notice of the disability. . Without knowledge of your diagnosed ADHD, your new boss may be unknowingly discriminating against you.

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Non-Competes Can Hurt Your Hiring

Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

2009 120

“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.

2014 162

4 Tips For Dealing With Age Discrimination

Career Realism

An AARP June poll reveals that more than 25 percent of Massachusetts residents age 50 and older report that they or someone they know has experienced age discrimination. As an older worker, you can’t eliminate age discrimination. News & World Report , I offer concrete suggestions to deal with age discrimination in hiring. Age discrimination image from Bigstock. Job Search age discrimination

Can Recruiters Avoid Gender Bias In Workplace With These 4 Steps?

Recruit CRM

However, when a workplace becomes toxic and hostile with rising gender discrimination, outright prejudices and so on, employees could easily drop out of the situation if it remains unattended. have reported experiencing discrimination at work just because of their gender.

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3 Candidates Walk Into a Bar and a Recruiter Asks Each One Of Them What They Make.

The HR Capitalist

But you've lost your minds if you think the reason we want to ask for salary is so we can lowball someone and perpetuate discrimination. I'm posting about this based on the reaction to my post on the Massachusetts law that outlaws asking a candidate what they currently make. I love all of you who read this blog - Thank you! See the post and some comments (received many more via email) here. Some of this comes down to whether you view the world as an HR person or a recruiter.

2016 72

Ten Skills That Will Be Critical for Success in the Workforce

Resume Bear

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor David Autor has tracked the polarization of jobs in the United States over the last three decades. Definition: ability to discriminate and filter information for importance, and to understand how to maximize cognitive functioning using a variety of tools and techniques.

2014 201

A Get Over It Guide to Transgender in the Workplace

Workology

Last month the state of Massachusetts signed into law forbidding discrimination based on gender identity to anyone seeking housing, employment, or post-secondary education. Male to Female Transgender in the Workplace. Self expression and being authentic in life and at work are trends that are only likely to continue.

2011 102

A Get Over It Guide to Transgender in the Workplace

Workology

Last month the state of Massachusetts signed into law forbidding discrimination based on gender identity to anyone seeking housing, employment, or post-secondary education. Male to Female Transgender in the Workplace. Self expression and being authentic in life and at work are trends that are only likely to continue.

2011 101

“If I take a new job elsewhere before my job is lost, will I lose.

Sklover Working Wisdom

If I accept another job for a different company before the closure is complete, are they still required to give me my severance package, or do I sacrifice any package they offer after I leave? Alicia Fall River, Massachusetts Answer: Alicia, it is almost always the case that if you are not still working for your present employer on the very day the division is closed, then you won’t be entitled to any severance. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility M.

2010 109

Smoking in the Boys’ Room: You’re Fired!

Workology

Some sight privacy violations, civil liberties infringements and discrimination. In 2006, Massachusetts resident Scott Rodrigues lost his job of two weeks at Scotts Lawn Care after his pre-employment nicotine screen results came back positive. CAN SMOKING AFFECT MY EMPLOYMENT? The third Thursday in November is the American Cancer Society’s 37 th Great American Smokeout, an annual awareness event whereas smokers are challenged to spend 24 hours tobacco free.

2012 113

“If I accepted an offer of employment, and then a week later.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Should I hire an employment attorney? Dan Marblehead, Massachusetts Answer: Dan, what has happened here is the “other side of the coin” from what usually happens. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility M. Blog » “If I accepted an offer of employment, and then a week later turned it down, can that company sue me or stop me from going to a different company?” “If

2010 118

“If I am on a Performance Improvement Plan, and fear I might get.

Sklover Working Wisdom

The timing of this thing has me very stressed, and I don’t know how to handle it. Theresa Boston, Massachusetts Answer: Theresa, just today I had a client in my office asking me almost the very exact same question. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility M.

2010 109

Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

In the first study, published in the Review of Economics and Statistics in November 2010, economists Arindrajit Dube of the University of Massachusetts, William Lester of the University of North Carolina, and Michael Reich of the University of California compare employment among every pair of neighboring U.S. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content.

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Representative Weiner's online conduct: a reminder to employers.

HireCentrix

sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, hostile work environment). She defends employers against allegations of discrimination and harassment in both state and federal courts, and at agencies such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Be our Friend.

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Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue

Career Realism

In addition to these states, Vogtman noted that California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, among several others, have proposals to raise the minimum wage as well. In Massachusetts, for example, the legislature is considering a bill to raise the minimum wage to $11.00 Discrimination, harassment, wage theft, and unpredictable and nontraditional schedules often accompany minimum wage and low-wage work,” said Vogtman.

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SR: 2 Pay Questions and an Unemployment Problem

Evil HR Lady

My husband works in a heavy truck dealers parts room in Massachusetts. 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. Need to explain to someone why, even after working their rear end off all year, that their annual increase is 2.7%? Come to HR. Need to come up with new mountains of paperwork? Come to HR. So, come join me on the Evil Side. Oh, and send me your HR questions.

2010 106

mini answer Monday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

I am a store manager at a medium-sized retail store in Massachusetts. That’s almost certainly illegal, because it’s illegal to discriminate against people over 40 in hiring. It’s mini answer Monday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. Emailing prospective coworkers about a job opening. I’m going to apply to a job at a research position and noticed that the website for the employer lists the current research analysts.

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Generation Y in Politics: Krystal Ball's candidacy | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

" But here's what might turn out to be a parallel: the new senator from Massachusetts. But somehow, women always seem to bear the brunt of this discrimination, being termed as "sluts" and "whores" while men who do the same are almost applauded with terms like "player" and "pimp" which have an almost positive connotation. Is this your first time here?

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