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Archive for April 2018

What Is Caregiver Discrimination?

Caregiver discrimination, also called family responsibilities discrimination, is one of the most recent documented phenomena observed in employment law. It is defined as favoring one employee (or applicant) over another due to real or perceived family obligations. Employers will sometimes do this based on the potential degree of inconvenience the employee would be to the…

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What Is Language Discrimination?

While Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects applicants and employees from being discriminated against due to their national origin, there are occasions where employers will sometimes try to engage in behavior that may exclude people based on a certain aspect of national origin—most commonly, the language they speak or the accent…

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Men Filing Sexual Harassment Allegations

Normally when one hears of sexual harassment allegations being filed, one assumes that it is by a female against a male. The reality is quite different, and it is imperative to understand that anyone, regardless of gender, has the right to speak up against mistreatment. Still, it can be easy to misunderstand what options you…

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Section 1981 Claims & Racial Discrimination

In South Carolina, employment discrimination on racial grounds is prohibited. However, if it happens to you, it is important to understand that there are different legal options on which to rely if you decide to seek compensation. Most of the time, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the law on which…

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