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. What Pregnancy Discrimination Looks Like.

Five Ways to Fight the Workplace Divide And Gender Discrimination

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re reading about the countless stories of sexual harassment in Hollywood, researching the wage gap or simply talking to your favourite female, it’s obvious women still suffer in the workplace. According to The Telegraph 1 in 5 women have been sexually harassed in the workplace.

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Age Discrimination Is Not Based on Age


Companies are not permitted to discriminate in hiring based on a candidate’s age, because such discrimination is illegal. Why are younger people considered more desirable in the workplace? The post Age Discrimination Is Not Based on Age appeared first on WorkAlpha. Job Search Age Discrimination And yet they do it every day. The simple answers are that they require less compensation; they’re hungry because they need to accumulate wealth for future […].

Should Companies Actively Use Positive Discrimination?

The Undercover Recruiter

Should Companies Actively Use Positive Discrimination? Employer diversity Inclusion Positive Action Positive Discrimination URPanel Workplace biasIt was once thought of as the best way to ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Employers: Avoiding Age Discrimination In The Workplace

Career Realism

You can basically sum it in up in two words “ age discrimination.” The location of where you advertise can ultimately affect the ages of the applicants that you receive, which can make your business look like it has an age discrimination issue. Workplace career

Age Discrimination in the Workplace


In the business world, age discrimination has been around a long time. Many job seekers believe that discrimination starts even younger than that. To beat age discrimination, you must first understand the issues that some employers have with older workers.

Ep 43 – What is Workplace Discrimination?


Last year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received nearly 90,000 (88,788) charges of workplace discrimination. Workplace discrimination claims are on the rise. What can and should employers do mitigate their risk for discrimination at work. Episode 43: What is Discrimination at Work? Age Discrimination: When Everyone is a Protected Class. Young vs. UPS Workplace Pregnancy Ruling. Workplace discrimination claims are on the rise.

High Heels and Discriminatory Dress Codes in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

High Heels and Discriminatory Dress Codes in the Workplace. Employer career women discrimination in the workplace Discriminatory Dress Codes diversity dress code gender equality gender inequality high heels sexism Workplace equality

2017 85

Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Hardly

Evil HR Lady

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

This Employee Beat Dress Code Discrimination With Cosplay


But can cosplay fit into your workplace’s dress code requirements? When Dress Codes Discriminate. The dess code at Rivas’ workplace initially stipulated only that employee attire needed to be “clean and pressed.”

Women in the Workplace: What 2017 Taught Us

Ms. Career Girl

2017 has been a full-on year for women in the workplace – we tried to close the gender pay gap and smash the glass ceiling, we fought for workplace harassment claims to be heard and, on our time off, we joined the Women’s March.

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“My raise was tiny. Illegal discrimination, or legal cost-cutting?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I feel like it is age discrimination and they are trying to starve me out. For there to be illegal “discrimination,” there must be an illegal “motivation” in your employer’s mind and heart. It is not illegal discrimination for an older person to receive a small raise, or to be demoted, or even to be laid off. How can you tell if you have a “case” of illegal discrimination? Question: Hello. I have been with my present employer for over 28 years. I am now 50.

Prevalent Yet Subtle Workplace Bias Erodes Productivity and Engagement

The Undercover Recruiter

A new study has found that more than a quarter (27 percent) of those who experience discrimination at work report the bias to be common, impactful and beyond their ability to manage. Prevalent Yet Subtle Workplace Bias Erodes Productivity and Engagement.

2017 70

“Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” Asks is it Discrimination or Biology?

Evil HR Lady

Of course, men and women experience bias, tech, and the workplace differently and we should be cognizant of this, but it’s far from the whole story.” To keep reading, click here: “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” Asks is it Discrimination or Biology? The post “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” Asks is it Discrimination or Biology?

2017 122

“Is My Employment Discrimination Case Strong? – Here’s How to Tell”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ” : One of the questions most frequently asked of employment lawyers – and of this blog – is this: “Do I have a strong employment discrimination case?” Do you need a lawyer to decide if your employment discrimination case is strong or weak? You can, with the right tools, determine whether you have a strong discrimination case. LESSON TO LEARN : Employment discrimination cases are quite common in our society, and seemingly more common as time goes by.

Getting Real About Unconscious Bias in the Workplace


Early in my HR career, I worked for an employer that had a class action lawsuit stemming from 20 EEO claims from employees who believed they were discriminated at the location. HR Work bias discrimination implicit bias unconscious biasThe class-action. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

2018 60

Age Discrimination Has No Bias – #TheCandidate


I never worried about age discrimination. Perhaps my love for work has blinded me to the fact that age discrimination or ageism exists and is alive and well in the work place. Whenever I hear or read about discrimination, it is someone else facing it, not I.

Dealing With Potentially Criminal Sexist Behavior In the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The more times this behavior is reported, the sooner employers will create a better quality workplace across the gender spectrum. Resources About Discrimination. There are lots of available resources about workplace discrimination available online.

2017 130

By the Numbers: Pushing Back Against Workplace Age Discrimination

Corn on the Job

Age discrimination is alive and well, unfortunately. O-Level Discrimination. O-level discrimination is not supposed to happen, but it does. He enjoys writing about career and workplace topics. Here’s how to fight it.

Age Discrimination — When Everyone is a Protected Class


I’ve written a lot here about social media discrimination, but for a moment let’s talk about age discrimination and how it impacts your workplace. So it makes sense why the EEOC is seeing an increase in the number of age discrimination claims.

BBC Pay Gap Casts Light on a Wider Workplace Problem

The Undercover Recruiter

BBC Pay Gap Casts Light on a Wider Workplace Problem. Employer bbc discrimination diversity equal pay gender gender equality gender inequality gender pay gap pay disparity race sexism Workplace Diversity

2017 63

3 Ways To Avoid Age Discrimination On Your Resume

Career Realism

Age discrimination in employment is illegal, but it’s something that can happen whether you’re young or old. Related: Age Discrimination In Interviews. 4 Signs You May Be Facing Employment Discrimination. Employers: Avoiding Age Discrimination In The Workplace.

4 Signs You May Be Facing Employment Discrimination

Career Realism

However, if you believe your negative workplace experience crosses the line into employment discrimination, you may have a legal cause of action. Therefore, identifying workplace discrimination may be difficult. Are you facing employment discrimination?

Transgendered Employees in The Workplace

Competitive Resumes

Today’s workplace is one that offers many different challenges from just a decade ago. Such a sea of change and transformation creates a condition that I call the “Rare Workplace Event (RWE).” Guest post today is from Donn LeVie, Jr.

2016 141

How HR Compliance Can Help End Gender Discrimination


Gender Discrimination Is Still Happening in the Workplace. Discrimination based on sexual preference is absolutely intolerable. In reality, there are many people still unwilling and still practicing this discrimination on a daily basis.

Equal Rights: How to Fight Back Against Discrimination on the Job

Ms. Career Girl

The post Equal Rights: How to Fight Back Against Discrimination on the Job appeared first on Ms. Discrimination is unacceptable in any circumstances and can have far-reaching implications and cause considerable distress to the person who is being discriminated against.

2015 130

Dress Code: Am I Getting Discriminated Against?

Career Realism

So, all I can think of is that I’m being discriminated against for my beauty. As for proving discrimination, you’d have to be able to validate that some other female wore the exact same skirt and wasn’t told not to wear it again. Workplace discrimination dress code

The Key to Ending Gender Bias in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

If you find that women in your place of business are feeling discriminated against, do a bit of introspection. The post The Key to Ending Gender Bias in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. As a career woman, you may be tired of hearing “We are an equal opportunity employer”.

2018 130

Hiring Discrimination Against Tattoos And Piercings

Career Realism

At a recent job fair, a woman approached my booth and asked me a question about hiring discrimination. Although tattoos and body piercings are becoming more mainstream, there are still many traditional workplaces that favor a more conservative look.

How Do You Fight Age Discrimination?

Career Realism

& Dale: How does one fight age discrimination ? DALE: You and I, Robert, are old enough to remember when “discriminate” was not a pejorative word. In fact, advertisers boasted that their products were designed for “the discriminating buyer.”

“Is it ‘reverse discrimination’ if some people can use racist words, but some people can’t?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Do I have grounds for claiming reverse discrimination against me? I don’t believe what happened to you was illegal “discrimination” because you were not (a) denied a job or job-related benefit by an employer (b) based on your own age, gender, race, or other protected category. The law says that illegal discrimination is a denial of the opportunities or benefits of employment on the basis of someone’s age, gender, race, or certain other protected categories. (a)

“If the EEOC is investigating a discrimination claim, can the employer question the employee at the same time?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (or “EEOC”) alleging age discrimination against her employer. There are many, many different government agencies that oversee and regulate different aspects of the employment relation, including state, federal and local agencies that regulate, among other things, (a) workplace safety, (b) overtime and minimum wage issues, (c) claims of discrimination, (d) rights to unionize, and (e) whistleblower complaints. .

Confronting Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Boomers Next Step

By now it has become conventional wisdom that age discrimination against hiring workers 50+ years of age has become excessive in recent years. Age Bias age discrimination career resumeExamples are becoming too numerous to count. Here’s one. I just heard from a client the other day about a directive he had heard from a friend that was given where she [.].

Microsoft May Not Have a Toxic Workplace (but It’s Definitely Not Healthy)

Evil HR Lady

Microsoft spends around $55 million dollars per year on diversity and inclusion effort s, but that hasn’t stopped complaints of gender discrimination and sexual harassment. These show that out of the 8000 similarly situated women, 238 complaints of gender discrimination and harassment had been filed between 2010 and 2016. Interestingly, 118 of those were gender discrimination claims and the company only considered one to be based in fact.

2018 116

What Causes Conflict in the Workplace?

Ms. Career Girl

Conflict in the modern workplace is unavoidable. By understanding the various types of workplace conflict and their underlying causes, you’ll be able to tackle worker disputes with a sense calmness and professionalism. Have you encountered conflict in the workplace?

2014 195

Why Do Younger People Discriminate Against Older Employees?

Career Realism

& Dale: My belief is that the younger generation of HR workers openly discriminate against older employees. Workplace discriminationDear J.T. & I believe they are threatened because they are simply outperformed by the 40- to 70-year-olds. Thoughts? Aaron. J.T.:

4 Ways to Promote Gender Equality in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Discrimination and unequal pay is illegal, but the facts show that we still face huge obstacles in equal opportunities, and employers play a vital role in overcoming these. 4 Ways to Promote Gender Equality in the Workplace.

2017 104

4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. There are laws against discrimination and penalties can be huge if a company is found discriminating based on breaking equal employment laws , including: Race.

A Woman’s Guide to Protecting Herself in A Workplace Environment

Ms. Career Girl

The post A Woman’s Guide to Protecting Herself in A Workplace Environment appeared first on Ms. When everyone is doing the same job, to discriminate against somebody because of their sex is more than ridiculous. Workplace Equality And Security Are Your Rights.

2016 148

Mobile Recruiting is a Form of Employee Age Discrimination


If your consumer facing marketing and product is so cutting edge, then why isn’t your internal and workplace technology. This isn’t about discrimination, the job search or how to get noticed, it’s about our lack of adoption of technology.