Tag: Legal Issues

Virginia Swim Club Backs Down After Gay Couple Sues

After a gay couple filed a discrimination lawsuit, a swim club in Virginia has changed its policy to allow same-sex couples to join as “household members” instead of “family members.” Is the Roanoke Athletic Club (RAC)’s change enough As of this morning, the lawsuit had not yet been dropped. The…

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Workplace Diversity Legal Advice: 5 Challenges of Work/Life Programs

Workplace diversity includes work/life balance, but can offering employees flexibility and other benefits get you in trouble? What are the pitfalls you need to avoid? Many employers are providing their workforces an environment that allows employees to better balance the competing demands of careers and personal lives. This is particularly…

Was 'Good Riddance, B—-!' Sexual Harassment

Sex Discrimination: Diversity and inclusion at Walmart (class action Phase 2).In early 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the massiveDuke v. Walmartsex-discrimination nationwide class action because it was too large and had too many issues to fit within the class-action rules. The plaintiffs have now amended the complaint to focus…

Do Your Company's Policies Include Gender Identity

Is gender identity part of your workplace‘s nondiscrimination policy How prevalent are these types of policies in The 2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity and the Fortune 100 Find out more here. Ninety-six percent of The 2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity have a nondiscrimination policy that includes…