Tags » Religious Discrimination

You need heels if you wanna make deals (apparently)

Top accountancy firm PwC hit the headlines yesterday when a temporary receptionist was sent home for not wearing high heels. While it may not appear related, the situation has many parallels with the famous case of… 383 more words

HR Thoughts

Islamophobia in the U.S.: A Threat to Justice Everywhere

By Muninder Kaur Ahluwalia, PhD (Montclair State University) and Saba Rasheed Ali, PhD (University of Iowa)

A Muslim mom, Melissa Chance Yassini, recently wrote on her… 1,426 more words

Discrimination

Attack on Hindus

The truth may offend but I proceed valiantly nevertheless. Historical records show that there has consistently been an insidious attack against Indians, especially Hindus. Indian Hindus not only have to face racial discrimination but religious discrimination.   1,934 more words

Religious Discrimination

Employer's Religious Beliefs vs. Employee Discriminatory Termination. Who Wins?

Can an Employer’s Religious Belief Defeat a Discriminatory Firing? By Jason Shinn, Michigan Employment Law Advisor

http://bit.ly/1RXE7gy

Can an employer’s religious beliefs defeat an otherwise discriminatory termination?

64 more words
Employment Law

Modern Day "Stockholm Syndrome"

“Stockholm Syndrome”– how many of us have heard of it? It is a unique psychological phenomenon in which a captive bonds with their captor/ abuser and even develops feelings for him/her. 410 more words

“RELIGIOUS FREEDOM” OR LGBT DISCRIMINATION?

Today Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed a bill into law that Mississippi claims protects “sincerely held religious beliefs and moral convictions of individuals, organizations and private associations from discriminatory action by state government.”  Both gay rights groups and Mississippi’s businesses are calling the legislation “discriminatory.” 349 more words

Diversity

Georgia Governor Vetoes Controversial "Religious Liberty" Bill

Amid pressure from civil rights groups and private industry, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has vetoed a controversial piece of legislation that would have allowed religious groups and individuals to deny services to same-sex couples and for faith-based employers to not hire someone based on their sexual orientation. 618 more words