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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Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

Corn on the Job

While the federal minimum wage remains $7.25, many states have successfully drafted and passed their own legislation on acceptable minimum wages. When it comes to paid time off for illness, California, Vermont and Oregon all require the provision of paid sick leave.

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“I fear workplace violence; what should I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I’ve informed the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), and have filed a police report of the incident. Eugene, Oregon. If you would like a list of experienced employment attorneys in Portland, Oregon, you can obtain one by simply [ clicking here. ]. federal workplace safety laws, employers are responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for their employees. Question : I’ve been a victim of a physical altercation with a co-worker.

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

A company spokesperson said the job listings are a direct result of Intel investing in the Arizona and Oregon markets and likely would continue through 2011. The H&H Building (400 Broadway), the Marquette Center (221 North Fountain) and the First Federal Building (325 Broadway) will be fully renovated for current and future retail and office space, according to the Hometown Innovation Team.

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Five Tips to Empower Yourself During the Interview

Jennifer Anthony

Had a client who moved his whole family from California to Oregon only to get laid off 8 weeks later.) Blogroll Ask The Headhunter Atlanta Career Coach Biznik Blog Business Support Services Career Management Alliance Blog CareerSolvers Blog Dawn Bugni’s Blog Evil HR Lady Executive Career Brand Federal Resume Expert fistful of talent Freelance Writing Jobs Happy About My Resume I’m On LinkedIn – Now What???

2010 109

my coworker wants to pull me into her counteroffer, boss is going to trash-talk me when I leave, and more

Ask a Manager

I work for a company in Oregon that specifically states in the employee handbook that no one is allowed to be under the influence of anything, including alcohol, at the workplace, yet the entire group except me all have a cocktail or two at lunch. Even though Oregon and Colorado (where this company has offices) have legal medical and recreational cannabis, I was told I could be fired if there were ever a reason to test me for it. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking. Hello, McDonald's) Posted to: Diversity | Leadership January 18th, 2010 Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The All-Star Rodeo Challenge came to Madison, WI last weekend, and the farmer took me and my kids.

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