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Every so often — not, “if I had a nickel” often, but every once in a while — someone hits me up for my two cents on firing an employee who is on FMLA or some other form of protected leave for [fill in the reason]. Continue reading

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I don’t know how else to describe it.

So, I’m going to quote from the EEOC’s press release, but I’ll conceal the name of the law firm. The law firm that paid $30,000 to settle with the EEOC:

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On average, organizations gave mothers 41 paid days of maternity leave, compared with 22 paid days of paternity leave for fathers. That statistic comes from 2016 Paid Leave in the Workplace, a survey recently conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Does this disparity demonstrate discrimination against men?

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