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Category: Workplace Discrimination (page 2 of 2)

Hostile Work Environment

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An employee with a hostile work environment claim must establish that:

* he or she belongs to a protected

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Lie Detectors

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Lie detectors are absolutely not allowed in the employment context. Lie detector tests are too prone to inaccurateness. Nevertheless, lie

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Medical Examinations

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Under the ADEA, in addition to generally prohibiting disability discrimination, employers are not allowed to ask potential or existing employees

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Obesity in the Workplace

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Can an employer discriminate against a job applicant on the basis of the applicant’s weight? Unfortunately, the answer

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Personality Testing

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First off, the answer is no. There are no laws prohibiting private employers from requiring personality tests before offering you

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Pregnancy Discrimination

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The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) protects discrimination against pregnant employees. The PDA further mandates that women affected by pregnancy, childbirth,

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Privacy in the Workplace

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Unlike in earlier decades, technology makes it much easier now for employers to invade the privacy of an

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Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace

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First, if you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability, you must first ask your employer

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Reverse Age Discrimination

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On February 24, 2004, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a law protecting older workers from age discrimination

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