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  • Signal International Settles Federal Race Discrimination Lawsuit for $5 Million
    Signal International Settles Federal Race Discrimination Lawsuit for $5 Million

    Mobile-based Signal International, LLC (Signal Int.) will pay about $5 million to settle a federal race discrimination lawsuit that has been pending for four years, according to officials at the U.S. ...

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  • Workplace Sexual Harassment: 5 Essential Facts for Workers
    Workplace Sexual Harassment: 5 Essential Facts for Workers

    Though illegal, workplace sexual harassment still occurs fairly often in the U.S. In fact, we noted in a recent blog that studies have found that about 1 in every 3 women is sexually harassed on the ...

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  • Joy Mining Sued by EEOC for Violating GINA, Asking Applicants about Medical History
    Joy Mining Sued by EEOC for Violating GINA, Asking Applicants about Medical History

    Joy Underground Mining, LLC has recently been named as a defendant in a federal discrimination case filed by officials at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ( EEOC ). This case, EEOC v. ...

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  • Protecting the Rights of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Employees
    Protecting the Rights of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Employees

    To date, there are nineteen states and the District of Columbia which have laws that protect the rights of transgender people. These laws vary from state to state. Recently, North Carolina adopted a ...

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  • 6 Shocking Facts about Workplace Age Discrimination
    6 Shocking Facts about Workplace Age Discrimination

    Age discrimination in the workplace can be financially ruinous, as it can force qualified, good workers out of jobs. Despite the fact that age discrimination is illegal in the U.S., however, it still ...

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  • Employers Are About 30% Less Likely to Show Interest in Disabled Job Applicants, Study Finds
    Employers Are About 30% Less Likely to Show Interest in Disabled Job Applicants, Study Finds

    Federal laws prohibit employers from discriminating against disabled job applicants . This has not, however, stopped some companies from overlooking qualified disabled candidates and hiring less ...

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