Tag: Gender Discrimination

December Legal Roundup: Must You Act 'American'

Here’s the latest on some employment-related cases that have gone before the courts: National-Origin Discrimination | Sex Discrimination | Disability Discrimination | Employment Contracts | National Labor Relations Act and Arbitration | Benefits | Legislation and Administrative Action National-Origin Discrimination Asking employees to model Texas business culture is not national-origin…

Twitter Board Highlights Silicon Valley's Lack of Diversity

By Chris Hoenig Twitter is going public, valuing itself in the $10 billion to $12 billion range. And who best to control a company with that valuation Apparently, nobody but white men. As part of the paperwork for its initial public offering, the company has revealed its board of directors….

EEOC Identifies LGBT Protection As 'Emerging Issue'

By Bob Gregg EEOC announces 2013 priorities. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced its four-year (20132016) Strategic Enforcement Plan. The agency plans to devote additional attention to the issues of identifying and eliminating discriminatory recruiting and hiring barriers; enforcing equal-pay laws; protecting immigrant, migrant and other vulnerable workers;…