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Signs of religious discrimination at work

Even though more and more people are tolerant of different races, creeds, genders and religions these days; problems still exist in our society. This means that it's quite possible you could face discrimination at your place of employment due to your religious beliefs. Today, we will discuss the signs of religious discrimination at work that you should look for.

How to prove pregnancy discrimination at work

Finding out that you are pregnant is one of the most exciting times in life. It can turn stressful quickly if your employer discriminates against you when they find out you are going to have a child. It is illegal for employers to discriminate against their employees or against prospective employees because they are pregnant. Today, let's explore how you can prove pregnancy discrimination by your employer so you can file a claim.

Explaining disparate impact in the workplace

It's important to have an understanding of disparate impact in the workplace so you know whether or not you have encountered this issue. Disparate impact goes hand-in-hand with workplace discrimination. There is one major difference — disparate impact is defined as unintentional discrimination that occurs in the workplace. Let's explore this issue a little deeper in today's post.

Religious discrimination and the workplace

As you might imagine, discrimination based on an employee's religion or religious beliefs is prohibited by law in the workplace. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) outlines what religious discrimination is as well as the different ways it can occur. Today, we will examine religious discrimination in the workplace so you know what to look for if you believe you have been discriminated against.

The effects workplace discrimination has on employees

When you face discrimination at your place of employment, you could wind up suffering from various physical and emotional ailments. Being discriminated against is a serious problem that many people still face in today's world even where they work. Let's explore the effects that workplace discrimination might have on you in today's post.

Explaining how an attorney evaluates a work discrimination case

Have you been discriminated against in your place of employment? Are you worried that the discrimination might lead to termination? No one should be discriminated against for any reason on the job or in their search for employment.

Racial discrimination isn't just unprofessional, it's illegal

An African American who was hired on a second-grade teacher by administrators at Larchmont Elementary School in 2016, filed a lawsuit against her employer and colleagues on May 29. In her filing, she chronicles how her colleagues were hostile and abusive toward her during her two years on the job. She also claims that she was retaliated against by school administrators.

Explaining the Equal Pay Act

The Equal Pay Act is an important piece of legislation that helps protect the pay that employees receive. It states that women are to be paid the same as men if they work in similar jobs in the same company. The jobs do not have to be the same, but they must be at least substantially equal in order for the pay to be equal. It is the content of the job, not the title, that determines this.

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