The EEOC’s New Guidelines for Pregnancy Discrimination: What This Means For You

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           In a recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, one author made clear his views on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s new guidelines for pregnancy discrimination laws. Suffice to say, the writer of said … [read more]

The Reach and Relevance of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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Recently, in an interview with People magazine, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) spoke candidly on the topic of sexual harassment amongst members of Congress, confirming that workplace harassment occurs even in the halls where our federal laws are … [read more]

New Legislation Sets Workplace Guidelines Regarding Discrimination Against Pregnant Employees

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            On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) revealed new federal legislation regarding discrimination in the workplace against pregnant employees. The broadened regulation newly specifies just how the … [read more]

Sexual Harassment and Bullying in the Contra Costa County School District Under Investigation by OCR

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In early November, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released an investigation on the West Contra Costa School District that found that the district is home to a pervasive environment of sexual harassment and assault and … [read more]

Saudi Women Drive in Defiance

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Who can drive and under what restrictions? Should women be allowed to drive alongside men? While the answers to these questions may be obvious to some, they are what have animated the protests in Saudi Arabia over women's access to cars and … [read more]