201602.18
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Adidas: We Won’t Fire You If You Come Out. A Campaign To End LGBT Discrimination And Why Other Companies Should Follow Suit

Adidas: We Won’t Fire You If You Come Out. A Campaign To End LGBT Discrimination And Why Other Companies Should Follow Suit Recently Adidas, the second largest sportswear company has added a clause to their contracts with their male and female endorsing athletes that if a sponsored athlete reveals publicly that they are lesbian, gay,…

201601.27
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Do You Work In The Healthcare Industry? How To Make Sure You Are Being Paid Correctly

The U.S. Department of Labor explains in Fact Sheet #17N when Nurses are considered exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The FLSA requires that most employees be paid the federal minimum wage for all hours worked, and overtime pay at time and one half of the regular rate of pay for…

201601.18
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We Must Never Forget Martin Luther King.

On this Martin Luther King Day we pause to remember the message of Dr. King.  Dr King preached a message of equality for all human beings regardless of their race, religion  or ethnicity. This is an especially vital message today as the  voices of racial and ethnic division and discord  bang loudly on their angry…

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
201509.11
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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…