Discrimination

Discrimination and Protected Charac...

It's illegal to treat a person differently or badly because of some characteristic that's beyond the person's control. This is discrimination. The government .... Read more

Voting Rights: Proof of Identity

Technically speaking, the right to vote is not a civil right. The U.S. Constitution does not specifically give citizens the right to go to the polls and elect.... Read more

Making an EEOC Claims and Employer ...

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating against workers over protected characteristics such as their race, gender or age. Th.... Read more

Discrimination

The ACA and Existing Small Business Health Insurance Plans

Under the Affordable Care Act, individuals without health insurance must obtain insurance for themselves and their families, or pay a penalty. Large employers must provide insurance for all full-time ... Read more

Returning Veterans Need Jobs

As military action in the Mideast winds down, large numbers of U.S. soldiers are returning home. First, you spend time decompressing from the pressures of war and enjoying friends and family. Next, yo... Read more

Sexual Harassment Still Afflicts the Workplace

For the past 50 years, it has been illegal to sexually harass someone in the workplace. At the time the law was passed, nine out of 10 women said that they had been subjected to unwanted sexual advanc... Read more

Fighting Pregnancy Discrimination

Women are the primary or co-primary earners in two-thirds of American households. Their income is essential to the well-being of their families. Many of these women get pregnant. In spite of evidence ... Read more

Discrimination and Protected Characteristics

It's illegal to treat a person differently or badly because of some characteristic that's beyond the person's control. This is discrimination. The government protects several classes of people from di... Read more

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