Did you know that race has more protection than other classes?

Most people in a business situation feel they are protected from discrimination by an employer because of Equal Employment Opportunity. This is not true. The coverage provided by EEO is limited by the size of the company to companies with 15 or more employees. This protects smaller businesses from being sued in all protected categories, …

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50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

Fifty years ago on July 2nd the Civil Rights Act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson. In HR it is the foundational law that guides workplace actions around discrimination. Title VII Title VII established equal protection for people in the protected categories of race, religion, color, sex and national origin. Since that time …

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Five Great posts to read to make you a better HR Manager

  I wanted to point out to your five great blog posts that I think you should read. These posts will educate you, make you a better Human Resources professional and may even answer a question you have. They will certainly prepare you to answer some questions in the future. First up is a post …

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Do You Know That Not Everyone is Protected Against Discrimination?

  Today, January 20th  is the federal holiday celebrating Martin Luther King’s birthday, though his actual birthday was the 15th. Everyone should know that Dr. King is known for his action in support of Civil Rights. (I am afraid that not everyone really knows, but that is another topic.) From his leadership and the action …

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