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The Most Frequent Complaint With The EEOC? Retaliation

Retaliation now is the most frequently filed charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Retaliation often occurs when another employee, usually a supervisor, feels wronged and decides to punish an accuser or “get even” in response to a claim. Management may also attempt to discourage an employee from filing a claim.

Understanding Gender Discrimination In The Tech Industry

Many people are talking about the problem of sexual assault against women in Hollywood. However, gender discrimination is a major problem in the tech industry, as evidenced by recent research conducted by Pew Research Center. Some of the issues that greatly affect women in the tech industry include:

What Qualifies As Age Discrimination?

Age discrimination is real. In fact, according to the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission, 20,857 claims alleging discrimination based on age were filed in 2016. While employers are not generally allowed to hire, promote, fire, or determine an employee’s compensation or benefits based on age, it can be hard to determine whether specific actions were the result of discrimination due to that factor or by the belief that another candidate has more appropriate skills or are better equipped to perform a job.

Are you a victim of subtle disability discrimination?

If you are a California worker with a qualifying physical or mental disability, you have many different laws on your side. You are protected in certain important ways by the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and other laws.

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