As of July 1, 2021, New York City fast food employees cannot terminate their employees without “just cause” or “bona fide economic reasons.”
Social media platform settles a gender discrimination case involving its former Chief Operating Officer for $20 million. Following the settlement, Pinterest has made cultural and hiring changes, but the changes are mostly aimed at equality in pay and improving diversity, not at inclusion in thought among leaders.
Knowing about, honoring, and protecting religiously held beliefs and related practice serves us all regardless of our faith.
During Pride Month, you’re probably seeing the rainbow Pride flag everywhere, including in the logos of companies and brands you follow on social media. While this type of representation and visible allyship is valuable, it’s important that your organization matches its public displays of support with internal policies and workplace culture that is truly inclusive […]
Employers continue to make improper employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, religion and other protected classes.
This article will address in more depth the equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) issues you must consider when determining which employees to bring back after furlough or layoff and which employees may present challenges should the need arise to have another reduction in workforce in the immediate future.
The Elephant in the Room: Employees May be Gone During Coronavirus but Harassment and Discrimination Remain
By March 23, 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had ground the economy nearly to a halt, people were (and still are) terrified.
For years a symbol of sex and male fantasy, the empire built by executives at lingerie powerhouse Victoria’s Secret has always carried a certain mystique in the popular culture lexicon. But as changing views of women’s bodies and enhanced scrutiny on the objectification of females both inside and out of the workplace are commonplace, the […]
This massive settlement illustrates the depth of issues a business can face when it allows discrimination and harassment to exist in its organization.
According to a complaint filed last week, Wesley Wernecke, a former marketing director, and event manager at New York City firm Eventique, had his pay slashed as his boss compared him to a woman before firing him two weeks later.