This is an interesting article from the New York Times on the cost of devaluing women: But in the dizzying past few weeks, as this crucial moment of reckoning on sexual harassment continues, it’s clear that the harassment I was subjected to is not in the past. . . What we are only beginning to recognize is […]
If you have been the victim of sexual harassment in the workplace, feel free to give us a call, 612-278-9832. Women protested sexual abuse and harassment Sunday in 11 French cities under the #MeToo banner in the wake of mounting allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Star Tribune article outlines obstacles baby boomers face during job searches: http://ow.ly/5AFT30gdHKz Our office reviews severance packages. If you were terminated and offered a severance package, feel free to give us a call.
Interesting article on age discrimination in the workplace: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-na-pol-age-discrimination-trends-20170626-htmlstory.html In job ads, some employers have begun listing “digital native” as a requirement for the position. The term, many say, is a “code word” for young workers who have grown up with technology and will be able to use new systems with ease. This term plays into […]
Beth is a presenter at the MPA Annual Paralegal Convention on May 11th. She will be speaking on severance agreements and employment laws.
Interesting article from Harvard Business review: Do Conservative Managers Give Smaller Bonuses to Women? This study shows they do.
This is an interesting New York Times article about hiring bias against disabled workers: Fake Cover Letters Expose Discrimination Against Disabled
The EEOC issued a press release announcing a $450,000 settlement for female workers who were physically and verbally harassed at a potato packing company: EEOC Press Release, October 7, 2015 DENVER – Two potato packing companies will pay $450,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit for sexual harassment and retaliation brought by the […]
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently found that a decision-makers age related comments could be evidence of age discrimination: “Viewing the evidence in the light most favorable to Thomas, we also conclude that the age-related comments that Hagen made in the workplace were sufficiently related to Thomas and to the decisional process to constitute […]
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an employee doesn’t have to prove that her employer knew about a pregnancy to show pregnancy discrimination. She only has to prove that the employer held an employee’s potential childbearing against her. (Yousuf v. Fairview Health Services, No. 14-3687, 8th Cir., 2015). Capacity, not actual pregnancy, […]