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Archive for September 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Leading To Employment Discrimination

Both employers and employees have had to make adaptations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there has been a disturbing trend across the country where employers take negative action against employees based on specific characteristics, rather than the needs of their businesses. If you suspect that you have experienced employment discrimination during the…

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What Is Hair Discrimination?

In January 2020, Rep. Kambrell Garvin introduced the CROWN Act in the South Carolina legislature, which aims to outlaw discrimination based on hair texture and what are often called “race-based” hairstyles. A lobbyist group called the CROWN Coalition has gotten similar acts passed in other states, and South Carolina stands poised to help ban this…

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Discrimination Against Workers Over 40

Because people in the United States are living longer, they are also working longer. That can sometimes cause friction between older workers and the employers who may slowly begin to see them as less useful than their younger counterparts. However, workers over the age of 40 have certain specific rights under the law that prevents…

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Disability Discrimination and Chronic Illness

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate that around 6 in 10 people in the U.S. have some form of chronic illness, and as many as 4 in 10 have two or more. However, too many people face discrimination and mistreatment while trying to work and maintain their health at the same time. Employers have…

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