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Waitresses: Vulnerable To Sexual Harassment

Those who harass vulnerable workers are on the EEOC's radar.  Not a surprise: this is one of the EEOC's announced priorities.  And who are "vulnerable workers?" The EEOC just announced (like yesterday) a $70,00 settlement with a Florida restaurant [...]

If You Were A Health Provider Named “Mercy” or “Dignity” Would You Discriminate Against A Blind Employee And One With MS?

Unless you read this blog, you would think that “you can’t make this stuff up!” Readers: you know better. How long have I been flogging health care providers with the notion that the EEOC finds [...]

“Stay Away If You Are Old” Church Tells Congregation Looking To Attract Young People

Yep, you read that correctly. “A struggling Minnesota church is asking its older parishioners to leave in hopes of making it more attractive to young families.” Huh? I guess this place believes that older people [...]

“Stay Home and Bake Cookies!”

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Being female in a traditionally dominated male workplace can be tough. Several industries such as fire and police departments, automative services, and construction crews have long contained skewed gender ratios. Including [...]

No “N-Word,” But A Noose: Brevity Is The Soul Of Witlessness

Two racial harassment cases were just settled by the EEOC and the only thing of real note to me is that the N-word apparently was not used.  This is an exception in these cases, of course. [...]

“Ethical Veganism” Declared Covered By Employment Anti-Discrimination Law!

Well, not in the US.  At least, not yet. Progress, as many believe, might be measured by who gets protected in the workplace under the anti-discrimination laws, such as (without limitation), Title VII, the ADA or [...]

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”