Published December 1994
by Hinton Pub .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||91|
The harassment and discrimination desk reference for every HR professional and manager. Employees filed more t discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims against their employers in , with the biggest jump occurring in age discrimination and retaliation claims/5(6). What is Employment Discrimination and Retaliation? State and federal law prohibit employers, both private and public, from discriminating against persons within a protected class either during the hiring process or during the term of their employment. Federal laws against discrimination in employment include the Civil Rights Act of (Title VII), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and. Usually, unlawful retaliation takes the form of demotion, harassment or termination, but as a result of a recent Supreme Court decision, does not have to be confined to employment or occur at the workplace, if it is enough that a reasonable person would be less likely to complain about discrimination as a result. The prohibition against retaliation is not for the purpose of protecting people from abuse, or even discrimination. Acts of retaliation will certainly involve " abuse, " but what the anti-retaliation law is concerned about is protecting the individual's right to complain or to seek grievance.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has tracked discrimination on the basis of sex in the workplace for decades. Recently, gathered 20 years of . The book courageously shows the systemic issues that cause victims of workplace misconduct to stay silent and, in too many cases, to leave the workplace entirely. The book also shares key strategies on what companies can do to change this. Rikleen raises key organizational factors that allow and perpetuate workplace abuse and harassment. On a matter of first impression, the U.S. Eleventh Circuit, in Durham v. Rural/Metro Corp., applied the test for indirect evidence of intentional pregnancy discrimination enunciated by the U.S. Supreme Court in Young v. UPS. Background Plaintiff began work in March as an emergency medical technician (“EMT”) for Rural/Metro Corporation (“Rural”), which provides private . By Katharine Parker on Janu Posted in Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation, Leaves of Absences, Wage and Hour, Workplace Policies and Procedures Employers have been scrambling to keep up with the multitude of paid sick leave laws that were passed in the last several years.
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