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Discrimination After Work Injury

April 30, 2023 Legal Team
Discrimination against an employee who has sustained a work-related injury is illegal under several federal laws in the U.S. However, it is not uncommon for employers and co-workers to engage in this type of behavior. If that is the case, the injured employee may have legal recourse. Types of Discrimination That Commonly Occurs After...
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California Employer Sexual Harassment Training

July 7, 2022 Legal Team
California law requires employers with five or more employees to provide sexual harassment training in compliance with California Government Code section 12950. Mandatory Training Requirements Section 12950 requires mandatory training for all employees as follows: At least two hours of interactive training and education on sexual harassment for all supervisors. At least one hour...
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2 Real-Life Examples of Workplace Disability Discrimination

December 21, 2021 Legal Team
Workplace disability discrimination in any form is unacceptable. Among other regulations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects workers in the United States from being discriminated against at work.To better understand what can constitute workplace disability discrimination, we’ve put together two examples of real-life instances in which workers were discriminated against based on their...
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3 Workplace Disability Discrimination Statistics You Should Know

November 27, 2021 Legal Team
Being discriminated against in the workplace is never acceptable. In fact, there are strict federal laws that prevent workplace discrimination.The following five federal laws protect people with disabilities from experiencing workplace discrimination, including during the application process:Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Rehabilitation ActWorkforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA)Civil Service...
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Research Giant LexisNexis to Pay Gender Discrimination Settlement

January 25, 2017 Legal Team
LexisNexis is one of the world's top research content providers to the legal, business, law enforcement, government, and corporate industries. Their sister company, LexisNexis Risk Solutions has agreed to pay more than $1.2 million to female employees in management due to the U.S. Labor Department's allegations that they were subject to gender discrimination. This includes...
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