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  • Workplace Discrimination Based on Gender Stereotyping
    Workplace Discrimination Based on Gender Stereotyping

    If you have not heard of systemic discrimination, that term refers to a consistent pattern, practice or policy that results in an adverse impact on an entire industry, profession, company or ...

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  • Can Employers Use Social Media in Making Hiring Decisions?
    Can Employers Use Social Media in Making Hiring Decisions?

    While it is expected that employers will take all possible steps to properly vet job applicants, technological advancements have created many new issues for employers and employees to consider. It has ...

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  • A Common Hiring Practice May Violate the ADEA
    A Common Hiring Practice May Violate the ADEA

    A recent Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision addressed the issue of whether the disparate impact provisions of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) apply to job applicants just as it ...

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  • Former Top Chef Contestant's Restaurant Accused of Sexual Harassment
    Former Top Chef Contestant's Restaurant Accused of Sexual Harassment

    Workplace sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature. A lawsuit was recently filed by an employee ...

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  • Frequently Asked Questions about the FLSA?
    Frequently Asked Questions about the FLSA?

    The U.S. Department of Labor brought claims against an Ohio-based church, the Grace Cathedral, for its failure to pay their restaurant workers for the work they did. Although these workers were ...

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  • Confusing Political Discrimination for Religious Discrimination
    Confusing Political Discrimination for Religious Discrimination

    Confusing Political Discrimination for Religious Discrimination Although this story does not involve the employment sector, its implications are still applicable. In an interesting case out of ...

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