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 >>
As an employer you are constantly having to be on the lookout for situations that could end with you on the costly side of a lawsuit from an employee or customer. You have to be vigilant in setting and enforcing state and federal laws while still trying to provide a culture that’s a good place to work and shop.
Today – I’m going to walk you through the main facts that you need to know when it comes to ensuring that you stay legal in the arena of gender equality at your company. I’ll cover the letter of the law, many common misconceptions, and more, so let’s dive in! ……… Read More >>