Pregnant Employees: Answers to Your 20 Toughest Legal Questions

April 26, 2007
White Paper published by The HR Specialist ______________________ Not many years ago, pregnant women were subject to poor treatment from employers and company insurance plans as well. But the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), enacted in 1978, prohibits discrimination on the basis of “pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions.” The PDA required most employers to make […]
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The Dirty Dozen: Manager mistakes that spark lawsuits

March 1, 2007

Lawsuits by employees against their employers have grown tremendously in the past decade. Sometimes those lawsuits have merit, sometimes they don’t. Here are 12 of the biggest manager mistakes that harm an organization’s credibility in court. Use these points as a checklist to shore up your personal employment-law defense.

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What managers need to know about sexual harassment

October 1, 2005

Here’s a primer on what sexual harassment is and how to react when you see it.

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