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Workplace discrimination on the basis of pregnancy involves treating a woman, whether a job applicant or an employee, unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. Similar to other types of discrimination, pregnancy discrimination may arise in any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, […]
Employee substance abuse in the workplace is a critical problem. It can trigger increased employer expense due to lack of productivity, absenteeism, low employee morale, elevated health care costs, potential threats to others in the workplace, rising employer legal liabilities and workers’ compensation costs, among other factors. Federal and state laws recognize the burden drug […]
Disability discrimination is the unequal treatment of a person because of his or her real or perceived disability. In an employment setting, similar to other types of discrimination, disability discrimination may arise in any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, and other employment setting or condition. Federal […]