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Your Anti-Discrimination policy should explain applicable laws, offer examples of discrimination or harassment and direct employees on what to do if they've been harassed or experienced discrimination in the workplace. Make sure you're reviewing your policies every year to determine whether they need ...
In her analysis, Sophir writes that employers should be given "particular deference" in trying to enforce Anti-Discrimination and anti-harassment policies, since these are tied to legal requirements. And employers have "a strong interest in promoting diversity" and cooperation across different groups of people ...

This article sets out the debate that has ensued since a Spanish Labour Court submitted a question to the ECJ about whether an illness could be treated as a disability for the purposes of a discrimination claim against dismissal. Mr. Daouidi was employed by Bootes Plus as a kitchen assistant in a hotel in ...
Armstrong said the county already had an Anti-Discrimination policy in place with regard to issues of race, religion and gender, and this clarifies and expands it. "We want to make sure that we're protecting all of these people," he said. Armstrong noted that the language was designed to mirror that of what is ...
Amazon says there are eight factors that will inform its decision on where to build its new corporate headquarters, including favorable operating costs and a highly skilled local labor pool. But one of the factors, "a compatible cultural and community environment," seems more symbolic than substantive, ...
Back in Kentucky, the state high court must decide whether Hands On violated Lexington's Anti-Discrimination ordinance by refusing to print a shirt for an annual gay pride festival. In both cases, religious objections were cited as the reason for the refusal. Monday, Gov. Matt Bevin's general counsel filed a ...

But they must be in compliance with Anti-Discrimination laws -- whether they're being done the traditional way (on the phone) or using new HR technologies. Considering the tremendous demands of a job-seeker's market and the sheer number of processes an HR manager has to perform -- from recruiting ...
religious schools should be forced to hire LGBTI teachers and all church exemptions to Anti-Discrimination law should be abolished, the "yes" campaign has told Philip Ruddock's religious freedom inquiry. As major churches push to have their existing exemptions codified in a new law, the same-sex ...
As it responds to a "deluge" of requests for assistance from alleged sexual harassment victims and employers seeking anti-harassment training, the state's Anti-Discrimination agency is calling on lawmakers to deliver a $500,000 funding increase in next year's budget. According to testimony delivered in ...
ASHEVILLE - Members of the public urged the City Council Tuesday to expand Anti-Discrimination efforts, including creating a human relations commission and enlarging a newly created equity department. Three members of the public made the comments following recommendations at Tuesday's council ...
ASHEVILLE - A proposal is coming Tuesday to the City Council for a new board to spearhead a historically ambitious Anti-Discrimination efforts. Members of a blue ribbon committee will present recommendations for a human relations commission, meant to help lead equity efforts. Supporters had hoped a ...
On Feb. 3, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a new executive order (EO 177 or the Order) pertaining to State contracts. After a recitation of New York's history of taking steps to prevent discrimination of various kinds, EO 177 formally declares a New York state policy regarding civil rights, and imposes ...
Outside the Legislature, the Anti-Discrimination bill has gained support from other Republicans. Giles in Mesa sent a letter to the LegislatureFeb. 1, encouraging protections be adopted. Giles said in an interview that doing so is the "right thing to do," and predicted it would benefit the economy. "The idea that ...
Richmond, VA. (CNS) -- Subcommittees in the House of Delegates killed several bills this week that would have expanded protections for LGBTQ Virginians in housing and the workplace. Two bills had passed the Senate late last month. Sen. Adam Ebbin, D-Alexandria, sponsored SB 202, which would ...
LGBT groups are trying to use Amazon's search for a city to build their second headquarters to push Anti-Discrimination efforts in states where those laws are not yet on the books. A coalition of LGBT groups has launched a "No Gay, No Way" campaign, aimed at spotlighting the nine finalist cities in states ...
The judge ruled the act of making cakes is protected as artistic expression and does not violate a state Anti-Discrimination law. A similar case in Colorado is awaiting a US Supreme Court decision. "A wedding cake is not just a cake in a Free Speech analysis. It is an artistic expression by the person making it that is to be ...
Lakewood City Council Support Anti-Discrimination Bill. Legislation brought by state Representative Nickie Antonio, from Lakewood, would ban discrimination based on gender identity. By Chris Mosby, Patch Staff | Feb 7, 2018 8:55 am ET ...

Amazon included Columbus in its list of 20 finalists for the company's second headquarters (HQ2) but Ohio's lack of Anti-Discrimination laws protecting LGBT people may hurt the city's chances of winning. This week Columbus City Council pushed for the Ohio Statehouse to strengthen protections for the LGBT community.
Casper City Council decides not to hold public hearing on Anti-Discrimination resolution. Katie King 307-266-0581, Katie.King@trib. ... August eclipse festival in downtown Casper. The brewery was one of about 120 local business that signed a letter of support for a proposed Anti-Discrimination resolution.
If Yardley councilmembers pass Bria's bill, the borough would become Bucks' fifth municipality to pass an Anti-Discrimination ordinance. New Hope passed the first ordinance in 2002, followed by Newtown Borough, Doylestown Borough and Bristol Borough between 2010 and 2013. Bria's proposal does ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order that bans all New York state agencies and authorities from conducting business with companies that tolerate or promote discrimination. The Democrat also said he's supporting legislation that will ban the use of a "gay panic" ...
NT News cartoonist Colin Wicking fears consequences of Anti-Discrimination law changes ... THE NT News and Sunday Territorian's always colourful and sometimes controversial Colin Wicking has reaffirmed he might quit cartooning should proposed changes to the NT Anti-Discrimination act go ahead.
The Anti-Discrimination resolution that a group of LGBT allies has proposed asks only for what anyone wants for themselves and the people they love. They want to ... The City Council should pass the Anti-Discrimination resolution and tell our LGBT neighbors that we're all on their side. They should take this ...
To help create the safer environment for all students which is guaranteed by this school board, we ask that the board adds gender identity to their Anti-Discrimination policy. Not only will this enable school officials to more aptly and easily protect minority students, but it would push the community of students ...
Cleveland - Testimony got underway Wednesday at a hearing in Columbus, for a bill that would add the LGBTQ community to state-wide Anti-Discrimination protections. Right now, in roughly 80% of Ohio, LGBTQ people can be fired from their jobs, denied housing, or public accommodation all because ...
Mark Purpura, an appointed committee member with the Delaware Department of education's Anti-Discrimination Development Team, has come under fire on social media from Regulation 225 opponents after a facebook screenshot surfaced showing he had used the word "faggot." In the post to social ...
Editor's note: This story has been updated to make clear that everyone that signed up to speak up at Wednesday night's meeting got a chance to speak. A proposed Anti-Discrimination regulation continued to deeply divide Delaware parents Wednesday night, with some disgusted over public comments that ...
C.), a former chairwoman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, said Wednesday that she plans to introduce legislation to extend federal Anti-Discrimination laws to independent contractors. Under current law, independent contractors are not covered by federal Anti-Discrimination protections ...
Franklin Township public schools "have a written Anti-Discrimination policy but there is no proof in the record that defendants effectively monitor and enforce the policy," according to the lawsuit. Mary Clark, spokeswoman for Franklin Township Public schools, said the district does not comment on personnel ...
In February, local actor and entrepreneur Jesse Lipscombe is holding a summit, meant to get attendees talking about standing up to discrimination, but there are questions about the funding the event has received. Lipscombe's company, Make It Awkward, is hosting its MIA Summit at the Westin in early ...
DOVER, Del.- The Delaware Department of education's Anti-Discrimination development team has agreed to review and possibly make changes to proposed regulations after thousands of people voiced their concerns during the public comment period. The Department of Education says the team will meet Jan. 31 from 6 ...
Organizers of the event also urged the crowd to support a bill currently in the legislature that would add gender identity to the state's existing Anti-Discrimination laws. Joelle Ruby Ryan was one of the five panelists. "I hope that we can go forward and fight for our rights and get the non-discrimination bill ...
Over 100 local businesses have signed a letter, supporting the adoption of an Anti-Discrimination resolution by the City of Casper. The resolution was first put before Casper City Council during a work session in November of 2017. The proposed resolution, as made available on the City of Casper website, ...
The goal of the Anti-Discrimination campaign is to promote diversity and inclusion by broadening views beyond race, gender and sexual orientation. It encourages maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for all employees, customers, visitors and vendors, regardless of race, religion, ancestry, sex, ...
The justices in December heard another major case that involves religion and Anti-Discrimination laws protecting the gay community--Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado civil rights Commission. Separately, the court last month turned down review in Evans v. Georgia, the Eleventh Circuit case that ...
University officials uncovered the incident, found the woman and encouraged her to report it, investigated it and offered her support services, all in line with their obligations under federal Title IX Anti-Discrimination law, lawyers for Duke said in a recent motion asking U.S. District Court Judge Catherine ...
But Ohioans and others who were sexually harassed in the state also can choose to file charges with the Ohio civil rights Commission, which enforces the state's Anti-Discrimination laws. Last year, the commission received 165 charges of sexual harassment through the middle of December, which was up ...
The group initially opposed the bill, seeking an amendment to shift the prohibition from the state's Anti-Discrimination law to another section, but later dropped its opposition. "We did not oppose the requirement that a mother returning to work be accommodated for breastfeeding, as the governor incorrectly ...
The workplace discrimination transgender people face is just one reason why Cannon and Freedom New Hampshire are working to include the term "gender identity" as grounds for protection under New Hampshire's Anti-Discrimination statute with House Bill 1319. "We're working to prevent discrimination ...
Paducah could become the ninth city in Kentucky to adopt an ordinance that would prohibit discrimination against people based on sexual orientation. The Paducah City Commission plans to hold the second reading of a proposed ordinance to update the city's rules regarding the Paducah human rights ...
Alana Jochum, executive director of Equality Ohio, announces on Cleveland's Public Square in September that more than 200 businesses have joined Ohio Business Competes to support nondiscrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and, transgender Ohioans.( Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer, ...
Paducah, KY - The Paducah City Commission has a vote scheduled for Tuesday night on changes to their Anti-Discrimination ordinance. ... with Kentuckians For The Commonwealth and the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky to organize local supporters of the Anti-Discrimination ordinance.
Then: Two hundred Tennessee-based businesses launched Tennessee Thrives, an Anti-Discrimination coalition which aimed to educate and unite businesses across the state on potential legislation that could adversely impact the state's economy. The coalition planned to rely on individual members to ...
The Fairness Campaign says in a release on the upcoming vote that it has been working with Kentuckians For The Commonwealth and the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky to organize local supporters of the Anti-Discrimination ordinance. Danville was the last Kentucky city to adopt a similar law ...
Next legislative session, New Hampshire lawmakers will again debate whether to include "gender identity" under the state's Anti-Discrimination laws. New Hampshire statute currently bars discrimination based on factors including age, race, religion and national origin. Last year, the GOP-majority in the New ...
Public comment will be limited to 30 minutes Wednesday night at a meeting to discuss a proposed Anti-Discrimination policy designed to protect transgender students and other vulnerable groups. Alison May, spokeswoman for the Delaware Department of education, said comments will also be limited to ...
Hummel, along with Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis is working to end the NAACP travel advisory with their bills, SB 620 and SB 585, aimed at repealing or reversing parts of last year's SB 43. That bill raised the bar on proving Anti-Discrimination claims by requiring that a protected trait (religion, gender, ...
Backers of a bill to include "gender identity" in the state's Anti-Discrimination statute are holding a rally in Concord Wednesday in advance of a scheduled public hearing. The measure - House Bill 1319 - would expand protections for transgender people in areas of employment, housing and public ...
Paducah, KY -- A vote will happen Tuesday night on an Anti-Discrimination ordinance in Paducah. The Paducah City Commission will vote on whether to add the LGBT group to the list of those protected under the human rights ordinance. It would prohibit discrimination in employment, housing, and ...
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -. The Paducah, Kentucky city commission passed an Anti-Discrimination ordinance on Jan. 9. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Basically it protects the rights of gay, lesbian, and transgender residents. It means by law they could not be discriminated against in issues like employment, ...


 

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