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EEOC Workplace Harassment Study Update: Focus Shifts to Developing Strategies to Prevent Workplace Harassment  

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Continuing the federal Study of Harassment in the Workplace, officials at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently met with a panel of experts in Los Angeles to “explore innovative steps to prevent workplace harassment,” the EEOC has explained. This meeting marked the second convening of the Task Force overseeing this Study – and…..Read More »

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About 33% of Female Workers Have Been Sexually Harassed at Work by the Age of 34, Study Finds

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While women have made great strides in the U.S. workforce, rising to prominent roles and occupations over the past few decades, some continue to face some significant challenges and issues at work – particularly when it comes to being treated with dignity and respect by colleagues, managers, etc. In fact, the findings of a recent…..Read More »

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EEOC Sues FedEx Ground for Institutional Disability Discrimination

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Post by V. Severin Roberts The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has filed suit against the shipping company FedEx Ground Package System, Inc., (“FedEx Ground”) claiming that the employer violated federal law nationwide by discriminating against a large class of deaf and hard-of-hearing package handlers and job applicants for years. The EEOC alleges…..Read More »

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A Victory for the Employee Thanks to the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

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Post by Amanda Farahany Employees had a victory this week over employers who are forcing employees to give up their 7th Amendment right to a jury trial.  Many employers are requiring employees to give up this Constitutional right, just to be able to have a job, and requiring arbitrators – lawyers paid by the company…..Read More »

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What’s hot in the Employment Law world? Check out the articles below!

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Pregnancy Discrimination: For the first time in 30 years, effective immediately, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued new guidance on how employers must treat and accommodate their pregnant employees, this includes dads! Click below see what all the hype is about! The Guidance  |  A Fact Sheet  |  Q&A Sheet POTUS issues and executive order than…..Read More »

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