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By U.S. Government – Extracted from PDF file here., Public Domain, Link

And by ‘top secret,’ I mean ‘public’ where anyone can attend.

I didn’t attend because I don’t trust the blogmobile with the valet, among other reasons. Fortunately for us, however, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was kind enough to summarize this “Industry Leaders Roundtable Discussion on Harassment Prevention.” Continue reading

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Over the weekend, I read a recent federal appellate court opinion about a pharmacist who alleged that his former employer discriminated against him by failing to accommodate his fear of needles. Continue reading

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There is a sure-fire way to avoid the uncertainty of when and how the Supreme Court may — legal jargon in 3…2…1… — adjudicate LGBT rights under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

And that’s to pass a law making LGBT discrimination at work unlawful.

Speaking of which… Continue reading

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Friday was International Women’s Day. It was also the day that 28 members of the United States women’s soccer team filed this lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) in federal court alleging violations of the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Why? Because the women get paid less than U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team.

But, can the plaintiffs prevail? Continue reading

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