June 4, 2012

Call Center Times Bathroom Breaks for Employee

A Norwegian insurance company call center has implemented a new system for its workers that will time their bathroom breaks.
June 4, 2012

Mormons believe they face greater Discrimination than African-Americans

A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion and Public Life shows that Mormons believe their faith has created greater misunderstandings and prejudice over African-Americans, feeling misunderstood and discriminated against.
May 11, 2012

Honda Dealership in Nevada to Pay for Discrimination in lawsuit brought by EEOC

In Las Vegas, Nevada, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) brought a lawsuit on behalf of black employees who faced racial comments, bias and retaliation for protesting for which they were fired. Findlay Automotive Group, Inc., which is a car dealership in Henderson, Nevada, is set to pay $150,000 to two black employees for the discrimination, harassment and retaliation they faced. In addition to monetary relief, Honda will hire an outside EEO consultant, the company will distribute its policies and complaint procedures on workplace discrimination, harassment and retaliation, as well as track future complaints; and offer annual training.
April 30, 2012

Family Dollar Stores settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit for $45,000

In Virginia, a Family Dollar store was singled out when the Store Manager groped and then propositioned a female employee for sex. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sued the store for sexual harassment and the store has agreed to pay $45,000 to settle the suit.
March 13, 2012

Canadian Medical Association Journal: Doctors should wait 30 weeks to reveal baby’s gender to curb sex-based abortions

Doctors should wait 30 weeks to reveal baby’s gender to curb sex-based abortions
February 19, 2012

Controversial Immigration Laws Go Into Effect January 1, 2012

Effective January 1, 2012, new laws in Louisiana, Tennessee, South Carolina and Georgia have changed the way businesses operate in these states. The new controversial immigration law requires businesses to enroll in the federal E-Verify program to ensure that employees are eligible to work in the United States. If an employer fails to enroll in the E-Verify program, or is discovered employing illegal aliens, the business will be sanctioned.
February 10, 2012

New LEGO For Girls Raises Concerns of Stereotypes

LEGO has released a new line called LEGO Friends, and it has many outraged over the stereotypes associated with the toy giant. The LEGO Friends line creates a place called Heartlake City which thus far consists of a beauty parlor, a café, a bakery, a clothing design school, a vet’s office, a sound stage, and an inventor’s workshop.