201512.16
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Merry Christmas! – You’re Fired

Merry Christmas! – You’re Fired As Christmas approaches you begin to purchase some gifts, and are looking forward to getting a few days off to celebrate the holiday season.  A call comes in from your Supervisor requesting your presence in his/her office the week before Christmas.  In great anticipation you are hoping that he/she will…

201511.30
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How to Handle Disclosing your Pregnancy at Work; The Legal Caveat

 How to Handle Disclosing your Pregnancy at Work; The Legal Caveat Being pregnant can be a wonderful and beautiful time in your life, however some employers are less friendly to pregnancy than others. Listed below are a few tips and legal considerations when you are delivering the news of your pregnancy to your employer. 1….

Microsoft Sued For Gender Discrimination
201509.17
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Microsoft Sued For Gender Discrimination

Microsoft Sued For Gender Discrimination Microsoft is the latest tech firm to be accused of gender discrimination. The company was hit with a class-action lawsuit in a federal court in Washington state Wednesday. A former employee, Katie Moussouris, charges that the company unfairly discriminated against her — and other female workers — because of their…

EEOC Complaint Alleges Harassment Against Female Workers
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EEOC Complaint Alleges Harassment Against Female Workers

EEOC Complaint Alleges Harassment Against Female Workers According to the EEOC’s complaint, the female employees at the packaging facility generally worked together in groups or stood next to one another along a conveyor belt. One of the women, who was hired in December 2011, accused her supervisor, Omar Moreno, of frequently grabbing her butt and…