This Movie Theater Wants to Celebrate Women by Violating State and Federal Law.

Evil HR Lady

It seems to be somewhat of an epidemic: Companies issuing press releases to celebrate their defiance of federal civil rights laws. The latest is the Alamo Drafthouse, which announced Wonder Woman screenings for women only. To keep reading, click here: This Movie Theater Wants to Celebrate Women by Violating State and Federal Law. The post This Movie Theater Wants to Celebrate Women by Violating State and Federal Law.

When Your “Day Without Women” Press Release Announces You Are Violating Federal Law

Evil HR Lady

My friend and fellow writer, Amy Alkon (author of Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck ) received a press release announcing a certain company’s celebration of International Women’s Day. The press release stated: [Company] CEO, [Man], is joining the nation in solidarity of women’s rights and values by giving his female employees paid time off March 8th. Alkon : “yes” meaning that men have to work while women get the day off?

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What Working Women Should Know About Disability Benefits

Ms. Career Girl

Women have taken major strides in a workforce once dominated by men. As women continue to climb the obstacles to equal pay and C-suite leadership roles, another potential barrier they cannot afford to overlook is the possibility that they will experience a life-altering disability. A disability will turn someone’s life upside-down, and the working women who experience one will probably face even more workplace hurdles than they already do.

US Women’s National Soccer Team Loses Pay Dispute in Court

Evil HR Lady

The United States Senior Women’s National Soccer Team (WNT) is a crowd pleaser and they won last year’s World Cup Title. It turns out that the women made more per game than the men. The United States Soccer Federation offered the WNT the same contract as the men, but they rejected it for one with less risk. ” The women made a choice and the men made a different choice.

2020 205

Women’s Soccer: A Primer on Success in Equality Legislation

The HR Capitalist

Congratulations to the USA Women’s National Soccer Team winning the World Cup. Let’s look at the impact of Title IX on Women’s Soccer in the United States. Here’s a quick primer: Title IX is a federal civil rights law in the United States of America that was passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972. In a nutshell, Title IX’s application in sports mandated that girls/women have equal opportunity to boys/men.

2019 105

What Women Need to Watch for When Securing a Loan

Ms. Career Girl

Women are out there getting it done. Women-owned businesses grew 114% in the United States between 1997 and 2017, nearly 2.5 Women entrepreneurship is also steadily rising around the world. And yet, women continue to face unique challenges in securing both business, home, and personal loans, creating what many refer to as the gender lending gap. And the gender pay gap certainly doesn’t help women bridge the distance between what they earn and the debt they bear.

2019 106

Study: Women Who Took Paid Maternity Leave Earn Less

Evil HR Lady

Federal law only requires 12 weeks of unpaid leave if the mother qualifies. California followed 153,000 women who gave birth right before and right after they implemented the paid maternity leave. Women who got paid leave earned an average of $24,000 less over ten years than the women who had unpaid leave. To keep reading, click here: Study: Women Who Took Paid Maternity Leave Earn Less.

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Billion Dollar Customer

Ms. Career Girl

In reality, this scenario happens to thousands of women business owners in a variety of industries throughout the U.S. federal government. Now more than ever is an ideal time to consider entering the federal government marketplace. The federal government has set a goal to spend 5% of its annual procurement with small, women-owned businesses. federal government, but are unsure where to start, have no worry. Featured News Work federal government contracts

2019 121

Is Google Underpaying Women? What You Need to Know About Google v DOL


On April 7, the US Department of Labor alleged that Google was severely underpaying women and would be investigating the situation through legal proceedings. HR DOL federal contractors google pay gapDuring a hearing the DOL requested that Google release detailed records of compensation and other related data. Google, obviously, was not pleased, especially since they only recently claimed to have closed the pay […] Source.

2017 46

PODCAST: e4 - This is HR - Women's Soccer Pay Equity, Management by 2Pac, Productivity Woes

The HR Capitalist

The gang covers: -- Shots fired in pay equity between the USA Women's National Soccer team and the US Soccer Federation, which have different talking points when comparing total comp of the USA Men's and USA Women's National Soccer Teams (3:19). -- A Iowa state Director of Human Services gets canned for broad use of 2Pac lyrics in his management style , which begs the gang to wonder aloud how much 2Pac is too much if you're trying to lead a department of public servants.

No, The Court Did Not Rule that Discrimination Against Women Is Legal

Evil HR Lady

“Employers can legally pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in the workers’ previous salaries, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday,” says the Associated Press. “Employers can pay women less than men based on salary histories, 9th Circuit rules,” says the ABA Law Journal. After all, it seems like a no-brainer that employers should pay men and women doing the same jobs the same amount of money.

2017 120

Women Over 50: Consider Starting A Business To Jump Start Your Career

Career Realism

Women Over 50: Consider Starting A Business To Jump Start Your Career. How often have you heard that women over 50 are getting left behind in the job market? Whether it’s women who were laid-off mid-career from high-paying corporate jobs during the recession or women who took some years away from the workforce to raise their children — many report finding it almost impossible to land a job. It’s just that women over 50 were disproportionately affected.

Embracing Challenging Career Options: Part 1, Careers for Women in Science

Career Key

This week, it's women in science. Some believe/hope President Obama is ushering in an era of “geek chic” and greater support for scientific inquiry – and women in science. What inspires me is not how many women are in certain positions, but what kinds of lives they lead.

2009 130

Should Feminists Avoid These 4 Companies?

Ms. Career Girl

Stories surface again and again of women dismissed for calling men out on their actions, or women offered jobs only on condition of sex, or women patronised into believing their skillset expendable. On my last day at Uber,” she writes, “I calculated the percentage of women who were still in the org. Out of over 150 engineers in the SRE teams, only 3% were women.” The post Should Feminists Avoid These 4 Companies? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2017 121

Bilingual Ladies Are Highly Employable

Ms. Career Girl

Federal regulations ensure that all federal programs from Unemployment Compensation to Driver’s License services must provide information in a variety of languages – including Spanish. career career women job search careers speak spanishToday’s post is by, J. Salvage.

2011 255

6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite


Despite research showing that professional women have the same leadership aspirations as men and plenty of evidence that companies with female CEOs outperform those led by men, only five percent of S&P 500 companies’ CEO slots are, in fact, filled by women. The way forward (or upward) is not easy, nor will it happen overnight, but organisations could make significant progress toward promoting women into the highest levels of business by focusing on these six areas: 1.

2016 57

Superwoman in the Workplace


Do a quick Google search on women in the workplace, and you will find many articles on the myth of having it all. Regardless of how many inroads women make, we still seem to talk about superwoman in the workplace—a woman who can put in a full day at the office and be home in time to have a delicious meal on the table, help the kids with homework and attend a PTA meeting. Women are especially burdened with these responsibilities.

Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue

Career Realism

You might’ve already heard about President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $9 per hour in an effort to tie in earnings with the cost of living – something several Americans have been struggling with, especially women. Why is the minimum wage a women’s issue? In 2012, the National Women’s Law Center posted an infographic based on Catalyst and the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, which illustrated the fact that 64 percent of minimum wage workers were women.

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my boss wants to ban skirts, leggings, and v-necks for curvier women — but not for others

Ask A Manager

than others’ And while there are no federal discrimination laws regarding body type, it’s very possible that they could kick in if this policy happened to impact some ethnic or racial groups more than others. A reader writes: I’ve read some of your posts about dress codes, but I have a slightly more complicated issue.

2013 69

15 Summer Releases for your TBR List

Ms. Career Girl

Set during the iconic New York World’s Fair in 1939, We Came Here to Shine tells the remarkable story of two young women with the drive to make their wildest dreams come true. Up against male-dominated industries, the two women team up to form an unbreakable friendship and help each other succeed during the most meaningful summer of their lives. When Zoe arrives and four generations of Fairchild women unite, they will be tested in ways they couldn’t imagine.

2020 217

Universal pre-K is bad for everyone

Penelope Trunk

Women have been very vocal about not wanting to work full-time while they have kids. Women don’t want a preschool system. Most women want to stay home with their kids or work part-time. But some women don’t have enough money to do that and they need to work full-time. Other women who can afford to work part-time have huge difficulty finding rewarding, engaging part-time work because most of the exciting work in our economy is full-time. Women

2013 87

What Sheryl Sandberg Doesn’t Understand about Minimum Wage and Childcare

Evil HR Lady

She writes: To start, it’s long past time to raise the federal minimum wage. Two-thirds of minimum wage workers are women. It sounds good but raising the federal minimum wage means you raise the cost of everything. Sheryl Sandberg wrote a heartfelt mother’s day post on Facebook , detailing the things she would like to see to help mothers in the workforce. As a single mother, Sandberg certainly understands some the challenges working mothers face.

2017 137

S.F. weighs protecting ex-cons seeking homes, jobs


Ex-convicts may soon become a "protected class" in San Francisco - joining African Americans, Latinos, gays, transgender people, pregnant women and the disabled. Janan New of the San Francisco Apartment Association condemned the idea, saying state and federal law already prohibits landlords from "arbitrarily discriminating" against applicants. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile.

“Pregnancy: Rights under Disability, FMLA and Discrimination laws.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Answer: Dear Larisa: Pregnancy and pregnant women are given a special status in our society and our laws, and both are highly protected. Disability: Under federal laws and those of most states, you have a right to a “reasonable accommodation” to a disability, and that includes pregnancy. From what you have described, it sure looks like your employer has refused your request for a reduced workweek for your pregnancy/disability, in violation of federal law and the laws of most states.

Alleged Pay Discrimination at Google Makes Marc Benioff and Salesforce Look Amazing.

The HR Capitalist

We can say we pay women the same that we pay men,” he said the conference. “We Department of Labor (DOL), available data suggests that women who work at Google suffer from "systemic compensation disparities" compared to their male peers. As part of an ongoing lawsuit , the DOL alleged that the company, a frequent recipient of federal contracts, has violated federal law by discriminating against female employees in the salary department.

2017 81

What is Affirmative Action Anyway?


We deliberated how imperative it is, in this day and age, that women be adequately represented in senior leadership positions, on boards of directors and in advisory roles, particularly within the HR and recruitment technology industry, where I work and consult. These “government contracts” organizations seek to engage those in protected classes; classes including women, minorities, veterans and the disabled, among others.

2015 95

Don’t Call Them An ” Entrepreneur “

Ms. Career Girl

One of the things I learned when we set out to create an entrepreneurial venture for young women is that this is a generation that doesn’t necessarily like the word “entrepreneur.” These young women wanted to be identified in a way that felt less intimidating and more attainable for more young people. But unlike the way a lot of other reality programs function, on our show, the drama comes from business building, not from women tearing each other down.

“Breast-Milk Work-Breaks – It’s Now the Law”

Sklover Working Wisdom

A Little Known Federal Right for Nursing Mothers. THE LAW : Although unknown to many people, the Patient Protections and Affordable Care Act of 2010, known as the “Affordable Care Act” or “ObamaCare,” amended the federal law of workplace rights to require employers to provide to almost all female employees reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for one year after the child’s birth each time the employee has a need to express milk. .

2014 132

Disability Rights, Gender and Race Pay Equality

Competitive Resumes

Check state and federal laws to see if and how you’re protected. Black women can file against unfair pay through the Equal Pay Act, black men must use Title VII (Civil Rights Act, 1964). Black men must show discriminatory intent, black women must show the pay disparity exists between men and women. The more disability rights, and gender and race pay equality are discussed, the better it is for all.

2016 144

Yes You Should Become a Police Officer


There are specifically manufactured oxford shoes for police men and women , and they are the most important part of the uniform (besides the bulletproof vest). They take training courses in civil rights and laws at state and federal levels.

2018 130

How to Become a Life Coach

Ms. Career Girl

The International Coach Federation (ICF) holds the gold standard for helping aspiring coaches choose schools and training programs that truly prepare them well. Perhaps you already know you want to help women specifically, or you are passionate about careers and want to help others build theirs. Over the course of 20 years or so, the coaching industry has evolved from a niche specialization to a mainstream career option, with over 50,000 coaches practicing worldwide.

Job Seekers Face Rampant Discrimination

Careers Done Write

Since 1964, the federal government has legislated numerous laws intended to protect workers from job discrimination. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA), protects men and women who perform substantially equal work in the same establishment from wage discrimination. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability for federal programs. Obese women and minorities were the victims of greater weight discrimination than obese men.

Your Employees May (Ahem) Be Doing Something Other than Work

Evil HR Lady

The Washington Examiner reported: Online porn viewing in Washington [DC], dormant since most offices closed in March, has started to spike as more workers have returned to their cubicles in the federal city. I’m 100 percent sure this isn’t only a federal employee problem. ” You can’t say you are in favor of equal opportunity for women and allow porn in your office. Your employees should not be viewing pornography in the office.

2020 164

Male HR Manager Takes Down Female Congressional Candidate with Harassment Claim. #metoo

The HR Capitalist

Andrea Ramsey, 57, who was running to unseat Republican Kevin Yoder in a district that includes Kansas City in 2018, is one of the few, if only, women in public life to step down thus far amid a national conversation about sex and power dynamics in the workplace. As warranted by the stupid, inappropriate behavior of some men, the #metoo movement has mostly outed those men for the harassers they are. But now, we have our first public female victim of the #metoo movement.

2017 89

How U.S. Leave Laws Have Not Kept Up with the Workplace


Federal law in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) , in 2010 women made up 46.8% We are no longer a society where men are the sole breadwinners and women stay home to take care of the family. Income earning and caregiver responsibilities are falling to both men and women, which means we have more workers who are trying to balance work and home and who may need to take time off work to care for family members and raise children.

2014 108

Why The U.S. NEEDS A Better Maternity Leave Policy

Career Realism

However, something a lot of working women struggle with once they decide to become mothers is whether or not they will be offered paid maternity leave, and whether or not they should take it. doesn't have a federal policy on paid maternity leave. That inconsistency serves as evidence that there is a HUGE need for a federal maternity leave policy in the United States. Here's why the United States needs to get the ball rolling on a federal paid maternity leave policy.

Should Recent College Grads Care about Finding out what’s on Their Record?

Careers Done Write

The above scenario is something familiar to virtually every college grad who has entered the job market recently, and almost all of the young men and women who experience this scenario have the same misguided thought process when it comes to the pre-employment background check. Instead, criminal records are scattered all over the place, from county and state police department computer systems to federal registries.

2014 132

Why The U.S. NEEDS A Better Maternity Leave Policy

Career Realism

However, something a lot of working women struggle with once they decide to become mothers is whether or not they will be offered paid maternity leave, and whether or not they should take it. doesn't have a federal policy on paid maternity leave. That inconsistency serves as evidence that there is a HUGE need for a federal maternity leave policy in the United States. Here's why the United States needs to get the ball rolling on a federal paid maternity leave policy.

From Accountant to Fair Trade Entrepreneur

Career Shifters

Before we started we put in place systems and became organic certified with the Organic Food Federation. Then, with our staff, it's inclusive (with more women than men), everyone is paid the same wage from me to the newest recruit, and we try to set a hard-working but relaxed and happy working style. "I didn't like the way 'normal' businesses were run, nor people's values and attitudes within them, which just made me miserable."

“Does this sound like I have a case of discrimination?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

For example, she stated that she feels that black women emasculate their men by being overly aggressive. from what you have told me, it would seem you have a good case of illegal retaliation in response to your complaint of race discrimination, under both state and federal laws. Second, from the words that came out of your boss’s mouth, she seems to have a negative view of African American women, and a troubling need to tell you about it.

My Boss Questioned Me About Personal Texts

Evil HR Lady

So these two store managers, who are both nasty, shady women, concocted a story and are trying to make something out of nothing. So these two store managers, who are both nasty, shady women, concocted a story and are trying to make something out of nothing. So these two store managers, who are both nasty, shady women, concocted a story and are trying to make something out of nothing. I work at a pharmacy.

2015 210

“Sales compensation plans: are there limits on when and how they can be changed?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: The sales compensation package for my company says that the company has the right to amend, change, or cancel the sales compensation plan at any time – except where prohibited by law. . Well, what are those prohibitions, if any? . They are taking away my biggest sale and saying they are not paying full commissions on it because it was too big. Christian. Miami, Florida. Answer: Dear Christian: I cannot answer all of the many questions that are submitted to me.

SR: Paternity/Maternity Leave

Evil HR Lady

I’m concerned that this could be viewed as a discrimination issue, since we are treating male and female employees differently and we aren’t having to abide by any federal legislation. Surely allowing women to take the 6-8 weeks off is okay because giving birth necessarily means you are "disabled" for that time period. Dear Evil HR Lady, My company does not have enough employees to qualify for FMLA.