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- Lawsuit Reveals Code Words Employers Used to Weed Out Older Job Applicants
Court decision may open floodgates for more age discrimination cases.
- Ouch! University to Shell Out $1M to Settle Sex Discrimination Lawsuit
Lawsuit alleged pattern of shortchanging employees of womenís athletics program.
- Multi-Million Dollar Whistleblower Settlement
A New Jersey whistleblower formerly employed by the J-M Manufacturing Company, the leading supplier of PVC pipes in the United States and Canada, is in line to receive over six million dollars from a settlement reached in negotiations with J-Mís parent company, Formosa Plastics Corporation, USA (FPC-USA). The case alleges that the company knowingly supplied sub-standard piping to over 80 plaintiffs in California, Massachusetts, Nevada, and Virginia
- Emotional Consequences of Workplace Discrimination in New Jersey
The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) protects employees from discrimination on the basis of sex, race or disability. It also prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who blow the whistle on unlawful practices conducted within the company.
- Employee Handbooks: Do Companies Really Need Them?
Business owners have frequently asked whether they should have an employee handbook. Simply put, an employee handbook is absolutely essential for employers of all sizes to have on file. At the time of hire, the new employee should receive the handbook and acknowledge its receipt. An Employee Handbook is an important part of an employer's risk management strategy.
- Can a Company Retaliate Against an Employee for Associating with an Employee who Complained?
Can companies be held liable for retaliating against an individual who has a close relationship with a fellow employee who has engaged in obvious protected activity, but may not have engaged in protected activity herself? The short answer is, it depends on under what law the retaliation took place and how the phrase "close relationship" is defined.
- Workplace Bullying
A current and hot topic in corporate America these days is that of Workplace Bullying. Workplace bullying has become a very serious problem, affecting a large number of employees across the country. In fact, it not only affects the employees themselves that are on the receiving end of the bullying, but it also naturally affects morale within a company as well as the efficiency of an office.
- The Price of Not Hiring Women for Sought-After Sales Jobs: $1.5 Million
Well-qualified female applicants routinely turned away.
- Sex and Gender Harassment at Work: What California Employees Should Know
Are you being harassed at work due to your sex or gender? If so, you may be able to file a workplace harassment complaint. Not only does California law protect employees from workplace discrimination and retaliation, but also a variety of forms of harassment in the workplace However, it can be difficult to know what exactly your rights are when it comes to sex and gender harassment in the workplace.
- Pennsylvania: Can My Boss Fire Me Because She Doesnít Like Me?
What Pennsylvania law says about why you can and canít be fired.