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Posted by 1p21.admin On June 19, 2020

SCOTUS ruling protects transgender rights

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down a landmark ruling that many say is a bigger benefit to LGBTQ people than the Obergefell v. Hodges ruling that granted same-sex couples marriage equality. In a 6-3 decision, the Court ruled that firing someone who is…

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Here’s what you can do to be an ally to African-Americans at work

Racial discrimination is a big problem, and it won’t end until enough people band together and make it clear that it’s unacceptable in any form, in any situation. Do you want to know what you can do to be an ally to African-Americans and other people of…

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What’s casual racism at work?

Overt racism at work is usually pretty easy to spot. It includes things like co-workers who use racial slurs and bosses who give the dirtiest, most dangerous jobs to employees of a certain race while reserving the “nice” jobs for those of another. Casual racism, however, can…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On May 27, 2020

Sexual harassment issues in online meetings

Have you been working from home lately? If so, like many other companies in this nation, your employer may be rapidly making adjustments to the way that they do business, particularly when it comes to holding conferences and meetings. They may also have quickly set up an…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On May 22, 2020

Can women in high positions be sexually harassed?

One of the most frequently suggested solutions to the problem of sexual harassment in the workplace is to move more women into positions of authority. As supervisors, managers and executives, women might be in a better position to move a company’s culture in a direction that won’t…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On May 14, 2020

What employers should do about cyberbullying in the office

Cyberbullying is a distinctly modern issue — which means that many companies aren’t prepared to handle the difficulties it presents when it happens in the workplace. However, the recent shift to remote work by vast numbers of employees in many industries is drawing attention to this increasingly…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On May 7, 2020

Uber, Lyft sued by California over worker misclassifications

Have Uber and Lyft been guilty of misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors when they’re really employees? California thinks so. The state’s Attorney General, Xavier Bacerra, and the city attorneys from three major metropolitan areas within the state have filed a joint lawsuit against Uber and Lyft…

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Winning a wrongful termination case can be challenging

You just got fired from your job. Do you have any recourse for filing a case alleging wrongful termination? You may, although those cases can be among the toughest employment law cases to win. The reason for that is that most people have what is known as…

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Reasonable accommodations for executive dysfunction

“Executive dysfunctions” come in all shapes and sizes — and they can be caused by many different conditions like attention-deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism. But you don’t have to be born with executive function deficits to have them. Many people develop problems with executive functions due…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On April 17, 2020

An employer’s duty to stop third-party harassment

When you work in any kind of business with the public, you may encounter all kinds of different people. No doubt, some of them you could do without. But what happens when one of your customers is outright hostile to you for some reason? What if a…

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