Tag: discrimination

Unfortunately, discrimination has become increasingly common. Depending on the circumstances, it may also be illegal.

How to Fight Against Discrimination in the Workplace

Facing discrimination in the workplace is a difficult and stressful situation. Discrimination can take a number of forms, from discrimination based on race to national origin to sexual orientation to pregnancy and more. If you are facing discrimination in the workplace, you should know that you have rights, and those rights are being infringed upon … Continue reading

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Oracle: A Culture of Pay Discrimination?

A lawsuit has been filed against Oracle, a computer technology corporation, alleging pay discrimination. Three female employees are seeking class-action status to represent all women at Oracle. The lawsuits state that Oracle paid female employees less than male employees for substantially similar work. The named plaintiffs are Rong Jewett, Sophy Wang and Xian Murray. Jewett … Continue reading

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Are Strength Tests for Jobs Discriminatory?

Is the use of strength tests for employment tantamount to sex discrimination? You’ve probably seen something along the lines of “must be able to lift 25 pounds” on a job posting before. Now, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is raising concerns about strength testing. The class-action lawsuit the group filed alleges that strength testing … Continue reading

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