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The Moral of the Story: Playing Doctor is not a Human Resources' Function

When an employee presents with an illness or injury and seeks leave or an accommodation, there is an unfortunate temptation for the manager or human resources professional to assume the guise of a medical practitioner and diagnose the legitimacy of that condition. 472 more words

Employment Discrimination

“Job Vacancy in America-National Arbiter in Chief of “Who Is Racist”

Ifemelu makes light of the whole racist and racism situation to show how dumb people actually sound.  There are many people who like to point out that in America there is no longer slavery so therefore racism does not exist.   194 more words

Porteus Mays reblogged this on IT IS A WHITE THING/ISSUE and commented:

"All of this goes back to white people trying to excuse their guilt and racist ways. "

Understanding Negative Hiring Practices and How to Avoid Them

Interviewing applicants for jobs typically involves questions and sometimes testing. As an employer, you should be aware that some questions have a negative impact on certain protected classes. 290 more words

Employment Discrimination

Employment Discrimination

“While I was eating breakfast with my son at Big Boy on Washtenaw, I noticed a young black man come into the restaurant and politely inquire as to whether they were hiring. 273 more words

Applicant Discrimination

5th Cir. Update: Employee Lies, Resists During Investigation; Employer Still on the Hook for Retaliation

In a second pro-employee opinion this February, the Fifth Circuit ruled that an employee’s “mild resistance” during an internal investigation does not provide an independent reason for termination when the investigation is spurred by a retaliatory motive. 399 more words

Texas Employment Law

5th Cir. Rules No Pain & Suffering, Punitive Damages For ADEA Retaliation Claims

The Fifth Circuit has previously ruled that employees suing for age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) may not recover damages for “pain and suffering” or punitive damages.   119 more words

Employment Discrimination

Is a "Love Contract" Right for Your Office Lovebirds?

Is love in the air at your office? Unfortunately, such romances can become nightmares for employers, as workplace romances can lead to accusations of unfair treatment, sexual harassment, retaliation, and even workplace violence. 371 more words

Employment Discrimination