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- The Different Types of Workplace Discrimination
Employment Discrimination laws seek to prevent discrimination based on everything from race and sex, to religion and physical ability. A growing body of law also seeks to prevent employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. Discriminatory practices include bias in hiring, promotion, job assignment, termination, compensation, retaliation, and various types of harassment.
- 2013 California Employment Laws
In September 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown enacted a number of laws relating to employment law. It is important that employers are familiar with the changes in order to ensure compliance. The following list includes that changes made which, unless stated otherwise, will go into effect January 1, 2013.
- Federal Worker Claiming Employer Failed to Make a Reasonable Accommodation Must Have Requested One, Case Finds
The failure of an employer to make a reasonable accommodation is a form of prohibited discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act.
- Racial Discrimination in California: Statistics and Tips
Racial discrimination, whether people like it or not, is part of the labor sectorís bad side. Workplace discrimination based on a personís race is not uncommon in many working environments in the United States.
- The Advantages of Federal Disability Retirement
Some federal employees may view Federal Disability Retirement with trepidation. These remain tough economic times and there are understandable concerns that you wonít be able to make up your former income after retirement.
- Californiaís Employment and Labor Laws: Why are They Better?
The realms of employment and labor in the State of California are not without their common issues, such as discrimination, harassment, and anything that demonstrates unfair treatment to employees. Fortunately for them, they are able to fight for their rights as workers by seeking protection from the stateís employment and labor laws.
- Defense Telecommunications Operator Loses Her Discrimination Claim over Denial of Reasonable Accommodation
The duty to provide reasonable accommodation does not apply to an employee who is unable to perform the essential functions of his or her job, according to a recent EEOC ruling.
- Is Light Duty a Reasonable Accommodation?
Why light duty might not always be a reasonable accommodation for federal disability purposes.
- Accommodations and Disability Retirement, No Conflict
Why the Accommodations Issue is Unlikely to Pose a Problem If You Are Filing for Federal Disability Retirement Benefits
- Ways to Avoid Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
The government has been consistently aggressive in coming up with measure to help lessen, if not eradicate, sexual harassment cases especially in the workplace. As it is, there have been various labor laws that prohibit such lewd acts but a great number of people are still falling victims to such acts.