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Archive for August 2016

Passive Discrimination in the Workplace: Forced Assimilation

When asked to define discrimination in the workplace, many people would do so by citing examples in which demotion, pay cut or other definable negative outcomes happen. Many people do not consider that workplace discrimination can in a sense be passive. It is more difficult, but it is possible to allege discrimination by being forced…

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Landmark Ruling on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

In early August, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decided the case of Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College (2016). In its opinion, the court held that Title VII did not apply to sexual orientation discrimination, which is at odds with many court decisions and rulings of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in recent…

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Discrimination in the Workplace: To Settle or Not to Settle

There are several reasons why it may not be in your best interest to bring your employment discrimination claim to trial. However, this does not necessarily mean that you should accept the first settlement offer the insurance company may tender. There are factors that you should consider in terms of your rights going forward that…

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Employment Discrimination Against Women In South Carolina

Despite the significant strides made in gender equality in recent years, it is still quite common for women to be discriminated against in the employment field on a number of levels. There may be many times when a woman is passed over for promotion or employment due to discriminatory reasons. If you believe you have…

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