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How to Deal with an Employee Sexual Harassment Complaint

We live in an exciting age where more and more people are standing up for their rights and demanding equal treatment at home and at work. Equal rights for all is a tremendously positive thing and necessary for our society...

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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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What Is Employment Disparity?

Most Americans believe in freedom and equality for all. These are foundational principles of our democracy and permeate all aspects of our society—at least in theory. Sadly, our history does not reflect these ideals. Instead, our history exhibits systemic racism...

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Can I Get Fired for Not Answering My Phone on My Day Off?

If you have been an employee long enough, you’ve probably run into the following situation or one very close to it. You are relaxing on your well-needed day off. You’ve been working hard all week, and now it’s time to...

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Can I Be Punished for Complaining About Sexual Harassment?

Making a complaint about any activity in your workplace can cause people to take a moment and think before speaking. Why? Because people are afraid of retaliation. Often, when employees see something that doesn’t seem quite right, their first impulse...

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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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What Employers Can Do If Workers Refuse a COVID-19 Vaccination

As the pandemic rages, businesses must answer daily questions regarding how to run their companies during this unprecedented time. And now that three vaccines have hit the market, even more questions arise about employer COVID-19 vaccination policies. Many people are...

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Notice Requirements for Job Layoffs in Maryland

Perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of an employer’s job is the regrettable necessity of laying people off when they’ve done nothing to warrant dismissal from their jobs. But particularly in the COVID-19 world, many businesses have suffered irreparable...

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Steps to Prevent Sexual Abuse in Your Workplace

Business owners today wear many hats and juggle many metaphorical balls. Keeping a business alive and prosperous takes a great deal of time, energy, patience, and passion. And in the modern era, entrepreneurs must deal with issues extending far beyond...

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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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