When it comes to gender discrimination, it’s important to understand all of the implications of the law so you can keep your company legal and your employees happy.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it illegal for an employer to discriminate against employees or applicants because of their sex in hiring, firing, and other terms and conditions of employment, such as promotions, raises, and other job opportunities.
But did you realize that if you require a female employee to dress in “girly” clothes, that you could be guilty of gender discrimination? Let’s take a look at what that means… ……… Read More >>
Did you know that thousands of charges are filed each year with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the EEOC) and their state counterparts each year by employees that feel they are being discriminated against because they are pregnant? And the EEOC is making it a priority to enforce laws that protect them – especially if they being denied light duty options and other accommodations.
While it’s unlikely that you are purposely trying to overwork an expectant mother, you can get in trouble easily just by not know what the law legally requires from you. So let’s take a look. ……… Read More >>
If you’re a woman in a position of authority in your company, you will want to read the results the this study.
It’s not really that surprising that women still suffer from bias in the workplace. We’ve been fighting for equality for a while now, and despite steady progress through the years, we still have a way to go. But VitalSmarts put a number to the emotional inequality that women are subjected to.
According to the study, when women are equally as aggressive as their testosterone-driven counterparts, their perceived competency drops by 35% ……… Read More >>