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"AN EMPLOYMENT CAROL" - The Ghosts of Sex Harassment in the Workplace

an employment carol.jpgDoes your business culture actually support discrimination and harassment in the workplace? If so, how can you make meaningful changes and limit your liability? Take a lesson from Dickens: Scrooge's three ghosts represent choices and their consequences: (1) the past that has shaped a business culture, (2) the present climate of awareness, forward momentum, and change of which you can be a part, and (3) the future that you will certainly face if you are in denial and fail to implement reforms.

EEOC's 10 Tips for Small Businesses

The EEOC recently published a Small Business Resource Center to provide information for businesses on discrimination and harassment laws.  The Resource Center includes information/guides, frequently asked questions, and a list of 10 quick tips for small businesses navigating employment discrimination laws.

Chipotle forced to pay $550,000 in pregnancy discrimination lawsuit

On August 4, 2016, a Washington D.C. jury ordered Chipotle, the popular Mexican restaurant chain, to pay $550,000 for discriminating against a former employee due to her pregnancy. The plaintiff in the case, Doris Garcia Hernandez, was fired after enduring months of discriminatory acts at work.

Employees who are discriminated against deserve justice

Imagine working at a company for a few years, and one day a promotion opportunity is announced. You apply and go through the interview process, feeling the whole way through that you have a great shot. Everything seems to be going well -- and then the announcement is made, and you aren't chosen.

Maryland UPS driver's pregnancy discrimination case hits high court

Back in July, we wrote in this space about a dispute involving a pregnant delivery driver and her employer. National news outlets are now catching on to the story of the former Maryland UPS driver was fired after she became pregnant in 2006.

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Thurgood Marshall possessed one of the greatest legal minds ever. The Maryland native won 29 of his 32 Supreme Court cases, including the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision of 1954. He later served as the first African-American justice on the nation’s highest court.

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