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Religious Discrimination: Employees That Are Part of Religious Organizations May Not Be Protected

You probably already understand that many employers can’t punish an employee just because the employee fits within certain protected characteristics, such as religion, race, color, national origin, sex, gender, age (40 or older under federal law), disability, and genetic information....

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How Employers Can Fight Employee Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of 2019, there are 61 million American adults living with disabilities. That equals over a quarter of the U.S. adult population. Employee disability discrimination affects a large portion...

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What You Should Know About the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

If you are pregnant and working, you may have questions about what your rights are as an employee. Certain stages of your pregnancy might make the demands of your job more challenging or impossible. Fortunately, there are a number of...

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What Defenses Does an Employer Have to a Charge of Discrimination?

In America, there are many laws that exist at both the federal and state level that protect workers from discrimination in the workplace. And on October 1, 2019, Maryland workers gained even more protections than provided by federal and previous...

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Six Facts About Religious Discrimination

America is a melting pot of nationalities and religions. People in our country come from all walks of life and embrace many types of faith. The nature of faith is highly personal and can affect how we spend our time...

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How to Promote Racial Equity in the Workplace

The United States has come a long way in its battle against racism. Unfortunately, recent events have brought to light that there is still much work to be done. Race-based police brutality and even governmental policies have drawn consistent protests...

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Statute of Limitations for Discrimination and Harassment Cases

You may have heard the term “statute of limitations” bandied about over the years but have no idea what it actually means. Allow us to clear up any confusion. A statute of limitations is a deadline by which you must...

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How Companies Ensure That Employees Aren’t Discriminated Against

Discrimination in the workplace is a genuine problem faced every day by employers all across the country. Laws are on the books at both the state and federal level that protect employees from facing discrimination at work. However, if you...

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