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EEOC settles case of employee with Crohn's disease fired for asking for an additional day of medical leave

USA - February 20 2013 The EEOC announced today the settlement for $92,500 of a disability discrimination lawsuit against University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc…

An HR professional comments on "Broken Windows" and sexual harassment

USA - February 19 2013 One more comment about the applicability of the "Broken Windows Theory" and workplace sexual harassment. Michele Sommer, an Employee Relations and…

Another comment (from Australia) on the "broken windiows" theory

Australia, USA - February 19 2013 We think that the "broken windows" and workplace sexual harassment discussion is important and are actively seeking comments to publish from…

Canadian Mounties promise to "get their (harassing) man"

Canada - February 15 2013 This last year has seen a number of female Royal Canadian Mounted Police file sexual harassment lawsuits. They claim that their complaints had been…

You cannot fire a pregnant employee because "the baby is taking its toll on you"

USA - February 15 2013 In November we blogged about the impermissibility of firing a pregnant employee because the employer "could not allow her to continue to work as a…