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

Evil HR Lady

But, federal law isn’t clear and right now, LGBTQ people only have clear protections in place in some states. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the federal law which protects people on the basis of race, color, religion, sex and national origin. It doesn’t specifically state sexual orientation, and as such the federal courts have been divided on whether or not you can be fired for being gay.

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Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Several states, including Hawaii, Illinois, Washington and Oregon, have banned the practice or severely limited it. Just last week, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) sued Kaplan Education Corporation in Cleveland federal court seeking a permanent halt to the practice, which statistics show hurts Blacks more than others. More and more states are making it illegal for employers to make hiring decisions based on a job applicant’s credit history.

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Edward Snowden: No Degree, Lied on His Resume, Promptly Hired for 122K a year.

HR Capitalist

As it turns out, Booz Allen Hamilton (who provides a LOT of contractors to the NSA and the Federal Government as a whole) found some issues with Snowden''s resume, but what the hell? Despite that, Booz Allen Hamilton hired him at an annual salary of US$122,000 as a contractor for the NSA in Hawaii. Now his LinkedIn profile lists "Russian Federation" as his home country.

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MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Federal government jobs are located in all fifty states, not just Washington DC. Representative from Hawaii and Army veteran who went on several deployments to the Mideast. SUBJECT: Work responsibly. It’s that time of year when college seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas after four or more years of time consuming and costly schooling.

How to Fight Unemployment Insurance Benefit Hearings

Workology

Six other states followed suit before the first federal unemployment insurance program was created as part of the Social Security Act of 1935. By 1937, every state in the Union and the then-territories of Alaska and Hawaii had enacted their own unemployment insurance programs. Weekly u nemployment insurance benefits are determined by state with the exception of the federal programs in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and United States Virgin Islands.

“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

a federal law named the Family Medical Leave Act, and called “FMLA” for short, provides most employees the right to have an unpaid leave of absence lasting up to 12 weeks each year. the federal law, many state laws and even city laws and ordinances provide, in effect, “If you suffer from a disability, but you could do your job if you were provided by your employer a “reasonable accommodation,” then if you ask for one, you must be given one.” “Be careful about reading health books.

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“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

a federal law named the Family Medical Leave Act, and called “FMLA” for short, provides most employees the right to have an unpaid leave of absence lasting up to 12 weeks each year. the federal law, many state laws and even city laws and ordinances provide, in effect, “If you suffer from a disability, but you could do your job if you were provided by your employer a “reasonable accommodation,” then if you ask for one, you must be given one.”

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15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

The post 15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest article by Joe Ryan. You can follow him on Twitter @flightdelayteam. Have you ever been looking for a flight that you’re not quite ready to book, and every time you go back to check the price it gets higher and higher? You’re trying your best to be a savvy money saver. But it seems to be working against you!

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