Tag: Civil Rights Act


Strong Evidence Needed to Prove Race Bias When Same Person Hired, Fired Worker

January 19, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids discrimination based on numerous protected categories (e.g., race) in any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, and any other term or condition of employment. It’s not […]


Carefully Handling Adverse Action Thwarts Employee’s Retaliation Claim

August 12, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Retaliation claims are the most frequently alleged basis for violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the most common finding of wrongdoing, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Often, the underlying discrimination allegations […]


Worker Boxed Out of Suit Against Temp Agency’s Client

July 15, 2021

Via: HR Hero

A temporary worker asserted claims for racial discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and battery. He settled his claims against the temp agency but tried to pursue them against the company that ran the facility. A federal judge in Southern Illinois told him […]

Communication, News, Software

Employer need not ignore communication failings related to accent, court says

March 27, 2020

Via: HR Dive

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids discrimination in employment on the basis of national origin, among other characteristics. National origin discrimination involves treating applicants or employees negatively because of their country of origin, ethnicity or accent […]

Workplace wellness

Avoiding Gender Discrimination: Train Your Team on Using Correct Pronouns

December 30, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Does Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibit discrimination based on gender identity (as part of its prohibition on gender discrimination)? The EEOC has said yes, it does. “Federal law on the subject arises out of agency and court […]