Blog Posts tagged with Discrimination

LGBT Workplace Policies: What Employers Need to Know Today

August 11, 2015

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) - the federal agency that enforces civil rights laws and investigates complaints of job discrimination – saw the number of cases filed relating to discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity increase by 40 percent from 2013 to 2014. Experts predict that the number of complaints will continue to rise.

Given the unprecedented pace of change in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) related legislation, companies should re-examine their workplace policies.

Religious Accommodations in the Workplace - What Employers Should Know

July 7, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled against retailer Abercrombie & Fitch in a significant employment discrimination suit filed by The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

The case underscores the need for comprehensive HR training for all those with the authority to hire and fire workers.

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