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 […].

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

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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?

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.

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?

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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.

How to fight age discrimination in the workplace

Boomers Next Step

One of the biggest problems in the workplace is ageism or age discrimination. There is a certain prevailing attitude that people of an advanced age might not be as competent at their jobs just because they are far older than most people in the work force. This problem has prevented older people from all walks [.]. Age Bias

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.

How to Spot and Fight Age Discrimination

Water Cooler Wisdom

The insurance manager sued—and won—for  age discrimination  in Iowa after he was demoted in 2003. The Court’s ruling made it much harder for Gross, and everyone else, to prove a case of age discrimination in the workplace. That’s too bad, because if you talk to any employee over the age of 55, you will hear that discrimination is alive and well.  Jack Gross’  case set a precedent.

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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 [.].

Can Your Name Cost You a Job?

The Undercover Recruiter

In order to avoid racial discrimination against his ethnic name, he decided to change his first name to Joe. […]. A few weeks ago, BuzzFeed posted a video on their site that is causing quite a stir.

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God Has No Place in the Workplace


To exclude any employees from practicing their religious freedom would be a form of religious discrimination. Examples of Religious Discrimination in the Workplace. In many cases, religion at work causes more problems than not in the workplace.

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

Discrimination is a disease.” . . Other questions, and other answers, soon followed, many of which indicated to us that what was happening to Janine may well have been derived from illegal age discrimination. You may note that we did not ask Janine the age of the new Museum Director, because anyone can discriminate against anyone, regardless of their own age, gender, race, etc.). So, how do you know if you have been a victim of illegal discrimination?

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.

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.

Eggs, Milk and Discrimination: Parental Work Perks That Don’t Work


Fathers are challenging parental leave policies and discrimination in court — and they’re succeeding. Discriminating against fathers who seek work life balance also, thanks to the terrible circular logic of discrimination, impacts working mothers.

How Can We Achieve Gender Equality in the Workplace? #IWD2015

The Undercover Recruiter

Forty-five years on from the introduction of the Equal Pay Act in 1975, you would have thought that gender discrimination in the workplace would be a thing of the distant past. How Can We Achieve Gender Equality in the Workplace?

a round-up: obesity, sex discrimination, and overtime pay

Ask A Manager

Back in July of last year, the EEOC determined that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is illegal because it’s inherently discrimination because of sex. Last month, it announced that it has filed its first two discrimination cases based on sexual orientation. • a round-up: obesity, sex discrimination, and overtime pay was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager

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.

Discrimination, Contracts, & Compliance, Oh My! #ELBC is Here!


Discrimination in the workplace, contract law, and keeping compliant are the choice topics for legal bloggers during this time of year. Discrimination. The purple nurple was a topic of conversation in a federal appellate court earlier this month with a man’s alleged behavior in a nipple twist in the workplace. In other news technology is making discrimination easier ! That’s a big no no when it comes to dealing with discrimination in the workplace.

Alcoholism in the Workplace


Before we go any further, it needs to be said: every employee, every workplace and every situation is different. Alcoholism in the Workplace: ADA & FMLA. The ADA prohibits employers from discriminating against an employee with a disability.

4 Ways to Remove Generation Bias in the Workplace


As more Millennials enter the workforce and more Baby Boomers try to hold on to their jobs, age discrimination continues to be a problem. Both employees in their 20s and employees in their 50s (and older) are discriminated against because of their age for a variety of reasons.

Wal-Mart, Women, & Workplace Inequity


Guest HR conversation culture guest blog human resources Kay Stout social media discrimination wal-mart workplace discrimination woman at work workplace discrimination

Part 5 – The Era of Corporate Social Media Discrimination


The Era of Corporate Social Media Discrimination Series has been one of my most popular series. Part 4 builds on the other three with a focus on community and corporate minority discrimination. . States like Colorado and New York protect conduct outside of the workplace.

Top 5 Workplace Blogs of the Week


Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the Top 5 Blogs in the Workplace. TOP WORKPLACE BLOGS OF THE WEEK. Is Age the Hidden Area of Discrimination?: HR top 5 workplace blogs

Part 4 — The Era of Corp Social Media Discrimination


In Part 1 of “The Era of Social Media Discrimination”, I outlined some of the types of protected classes and discussed some real world possible scenarios regarding your company and social media discrimination.

HR and Workplace Guide Tackling Employee Conversations That Stink


As the HR manager and business leader, it’s your job to address these types of stinky workplace situations and doing so from a position of strong leadership, positive employee development and an awareness of the sensitivity of the matter is key. This post is sponsored by BreatheHR.

Accommodating Disabled Employees in the Workplace


Creating a workplace free from discrimination against people with disabilities should be a high priority for any company. Provide training to your managers to help them understand the ADA and the benefits of creating an accommodating workplace.

Poll: Is This a Sign of Progress or Discrimination?

Career Realism

Women are making their mark in the workplace , but it seems that men are still getting the bigger paycheck at the end of the day. Is this a sign of gender discrimination ? Poll discrimination men money poll raise women

Increasing Disability Employment in the Workplace


Why increase awareness about disability employment in the workplace? According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers cannot discriminate in hiring or in employment. Besides the altruistic, “just because” answer; hiring disabled people makes practical business sense.

15 Things You Should Not Do at Work

Catherines Career Corner

Don’t get labelled as ‘unprofessional’ at work. If you want to be taken seriously so that you get the progress and respect you deserve, being professional at work is vital. Behaving badly by doing any of these 15 things you should not do at work will get fired or labelled as ‘unprofessional’.

A Key Factor for Success

The Job Quest

Career Challenges Compassion Depression Disability Discrimination Job Loss Life Losses Mentor Success Support Workplace BullyingI read this quote recently: “Successful people are so busy getting things done that they don’t have time to make excuses.”

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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.”

Age and Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, protects workers 40 and older from age discrimination with respect to any aspect of employment: hiring, firing, job assignments, salaries, career advancement, benefits and other aspects.

“How can I get more time to file a discrimination lawsuit?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Last year I named my boss’s boss in a discrimination complaint that I filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or “EEOC.” While it is common for people who start lawsuits – called “plaintiffs” – to request more time to file their legal papers, the way the federal discrimination laws read has been interpreted by most courts as not to allow any extensions of time in this situation.

A Get Over It Guide to Transgender in the Workplace


Male to Female Transgender in the Workplace. Last month the state of Massachusetts signed into law forbidding discrimination based on gender identity to anyone seeking housing, employment, or post-secondary education. Transgender Workplace.