Benefits Managers to be busy since DOMA declared unconstitutional

  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) announced a couple of decisions that will impact HR departments in many states. The major decision that attracted the most press was that a part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was declared unconstitutional. As a result benefits managers nationwide will be busy. Section 3 …

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A Legislation Prediction- ENDA

  I was speaking to a class of HR students the other day and I was discussing the likelihood of new legislation being passed in 2013. I noted that not much employment legislation has been passed in the past four years and that was unlikely to change I the current term, barring a major change …

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ISM Number Six: GayISM

According to a group of historians, who filed an amici curiae brief in a Texas lawsuit, discrimination against the Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT in Wikipedia) community is a 20th century phenomenon, particualary of the 1930 to 1960 era. During that time workplace discrimination, and discrimination in general, was widespread. In the Eisenhower administration companies …

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