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Waitresses Can Be Fired For Gaining Weight: The Borgata Babes Case

August 25, 2013

Imagine this.  Your employer requires you to regularly “weigh-in” to record your how much you weigh compared to your weight at the time you were hired.  At one such weigh-in your employer discovers that you gained a few pounds.  Those few pounds amount to more than 7% of your weight at the time you were […]

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Action to take to counter disability discrimination at work

June 1, 2012

Leading a life with a disability presents many challenges, and unfortunately, one of them may be knowing how to handle workplace discrimination. Whether intentional or accidental, this kind of situation can be uncomfortable, embarrassing, or even threatening to you. Here is a step-by-step guide to handling disabilities discrimination in the workplace. If you feel that […]

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What Constitutes Racial Discrimination in the Work Place?

April 26, 2012

We’ve all heard about racial discrimination in the workplace, but what truly constitutes it and how should you act if you feel you are being discriminated against based on your race? In the United States, citizens are protected against being discriminated against in the workplace by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 […]

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