Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

But only one state – Rhode Island – protects its citizens from being fired for doing so in the privacy of their own homes. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility M. Blog » Did You Know That. ? Did You Know That. ? Published on September 11th, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Fourteen states and Washington D.C. have given their residents the right to use medically-prescribed marijuana to relieve severe pain and neurological problems.

God Has No Place in the Workplace


To exclude any employees from practicing their religious freedom would be a form of religious discrimination. These rights are part The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and applies to freedom from religious discrimination , accommodation, and hostile work environment matters in both public and private workplaces. Examples of Religious Discrimination in the Workplace. Employees Rights to Religion at Work.


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You Can Still Be Fired for Being LGBTQ in Some States, but Maybe the Supreme Court Will Fix That

Evil HR Lady

Discrimination against people for their sexual orientation is wrong, right? California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Washington all have statewide legislation protecting people against sexual orientation and gender identity.

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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.

“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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“I am working way too many hours!! Any ideas??”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Cranston, Rhode Island. In the law, “harassment”, “hostility” and “hostile work environment” exist only when the harassment or hostility is related to a kind of forbidden discrimination, such as discrimination on the bases of age, gender, religion, race, disability, pregnancy and national origin. Question: Dear Alan: I have been working for my company for three years and over that time my weekly hours have gone from 40 sometimes up to 75.

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