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Sikhs, Religious Appearance And Preventing Liability

Leslie Zieren

A Sikh physician sues when denied a neurology job because of his turban and beard. Leslie Zieren discusses the Title VII risk when a job is denied based on religion and religious appearance practices. Read more...


Why Does An Employee Terminated For Sleeping On The Job Get A Jury Trial? The Pitfalls Of Discriminatory Discipline

Leslie Zieren

If policy violations are enforced in a discriminatory manner, even a policy violator can get a day in court. Learn about the risk. Read more...


Risky Assumptions Managers Make About Accommodations

Kirstin Heffner

The EEOC sued an employer who decided passing notes was a reasonable accommodation for an employee who was deaf. Learn why managers and supervisors should stay away from similar assumptions. Read more...


The Fight To Expand The Definition Of Race And Gender

Jack McCalmon

Jack McCalmon examines how a recent ruling by the 11th Circuit blunted the EEOC's expansion of the definition of race and may affect its efforts to expand gender. Read more...


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