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Library Staff Allege Harassment

 

When most people think of libraries, they picture places where everyone can learn and relax in a calm, quiet, pleasant atmosphere. However, some staff members from the Free Library of Philadelphia claim their employer is anything but welcoming. In fact, they allege that the Free Library is a place not just of educational and entertainment […]

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Women in Economics Suffer Discrimination

 

The field of economics recently found itself in the #MeToo spotlight after a survey conducted by the American Economic Association (AEA) revealed shocking allegations of widespread gender and race discrimination. This revelation has sent seismic shockwaves throughout the industry and beyond. Yet, the women who claim they were sexually assaulted, stalked, or otherwise treated shamefully […]

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Sexual Harassment Red Flags

Many acts of sexual harassment take place in work environments, and the abuse can be subtle or obvious. It can start with comments about the victim’s appearance to consistent and unwelcome remarks. This, along with physical contact, such as inappropriate touching or hugging and kissing, constitutes as sexual harassment. Office parties can breed these types […]

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Tax Breaks for Sexual Harassment Victims

 

Many cases of sexual harassment go unreported. However, when those who suffered come forward to bring their harassers to justice, many victims worry that if they succeed in obtaining a sexual harassment settlement, they might have to forfeit a significant amount of money in taxes. Those worries stemmed from tax law reforms passed at the […]

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Employers May Use Pregnancy-Tracking Apps to Monitor Employees

 

Many women may use pregnancy-tracking apps to chart their stages of pregnancy through their child’s infancy. Unfortunately, some employers who offer access or use of the app may pay to monitor their pregnant employees and gain aggregated data from what their employees input ranging from general information about their health to intimate details about their […]

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Protection Under Federal Sex Discrimination Laws to be Decided

 

On Monday, the Supreme Court will decide if federal gender discrimination laws protect the gender identity and sexual orientation of individuals. Under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, employers cannot discriminate against the sex of the worker. Some states, however, do offer protection to transgender and homosexual workers. In regard to the federal […]

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Fast Food Giants End No-Poach Agreements

 

No-poach agreements take advantage of low-wage employees and staunch their advancement opportunities within a company. However, fast food chain giants, such as Arby’s, Little Caesar’s, Five Guys, and Dunkin’ Donuts have recently signed an agreement to end the common practice in franchises throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. No-poach agreements prohibit franchise owners from hiring an […]

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Breastfeeding in the Workplace

 

Discrimination against breastfeeding mothers stretches well above mere accommodations in many companies. Breastfeeding mothers are often prohibited from taking necessary breaks, overlooked for promotions, verbally assaulted, and are even forced into demotions or terminated from employment. Although federal law prohibits such activities, many companies are noncompliant. Denial of a woman’s right to breastfeed causes physical […]

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Political Consultants Face Sexual Harassment

 

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, more professions are reporting cases of sexual harassment. In a recent survey of political consultants by Campaign and Elections magazine, about 26 percent said they thought sexual harassment was more common in the political consultant arena than other industries. In that same survey, 54 percent of women stated […]

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Workers Would Rather Quit Than Report Harassment

 

More than one-quarter of female workers would quit their jobs than report sexual harassment, according to a recent survey conducted by Randstad US. The survey also reveals that 29 percent of women have received some form of unwelcome attention while on the job, compared to 20 percent of men. Those taking the survey agreed that […]

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