Anyone who’s ever worked with a bully knows how awful it can be but is verbal abuse on the job illegal?
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
A new law in Doylestown means if a mother was breastfeeding in a store, it would be illegal for the business owner or manager to ask her to move, cover up or say something to embarrass her.
The way you dress yourself is a form of expression protected under the first amendment. But that right is not unfettered.
Employees can be disciplined for issues that affect their coworkers even if it’s not related to the tasks they perform. So body odor , cigarette stench or too-heavy perfume could get you fired.
Does a company have a right to fire a probationary employee for any reason in the first three months? Many companies think so.
A recently settled racial discrimination lawsuit involving dozens of Hispanic and black city children who said they were shunned by a swim club in an overwhelmingly white suburban neighborhood includes an unusual provision that aims to heal the wounds caused by the ordeal.
The swim club, which was formerly located in Huntingdon Valley, Pa. was accused of discriminating against a group of African-American children because of their race back in June 2009.
Georgia’s Augusta National Golf Club, host of the Master’s Tournament, seems to have a problem on its hands, and it’s not the legality of its males-only membership policy. It’s a PR problem.
“You can generally discriminate when you’re hiring on the basis of attractiveness. But you cannot discriminate on the basis of, for example, age or disability at the same time.”
Four white Philadelphia public school teachers have filed suit against the School District of Philadelphia, alleging racial discrimination.
Next Sunday, more than a thousand people are expected to pound the pavement along Martin Luther King Drive in Philadelphia in a show of force against bigotry.
Employers in New Jersey can no longer exclude unemployed people when they advertise job vacancies.
A single mom was thrown out of her apartment because of her child. Robin Link decided to fight back and won thousands of dollars from her landlord.
Philadelphia City Council is putting a 21st Century sheen on a five-decade old city law that deals with discrimination.