- Equality cops on the prowl. Mulawka, Brian // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;07/20/98, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p17
Examines the efforts of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Investigation of the Bank of Montreal and the Royal Bank regarding disabled hiring quotas; Defense of federal bureaucrat Nancy Green, passed over for promotion due to the effects of her dyslexia.
- Corporate Report Card. // In the Family: A Magazine for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, & their;Fall2003, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p5
Discusses the Human Rights Campaign's 2003 Corporate Equality Index which measures how the largest U.S. companies treat their gay employees and consumers. Names of the five lowest-scoring companies; Basis used for rating the companies.
- There's just no guessing about cross-dressing: Focus hiring on qualifications, not appearance. // HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law;Nov2012, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p2
The article reports on the decision of the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA) to prohibit employment discrimination against applicants based on sexual orientation.
- Pennsylvania gives employees two years to file PHRA discrimination lawsuits. // HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law;Aug2014, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p3
The article reports that the Pennsylvania Human Rights Commission (PHRC) have given the employees a two-year contract to file a discrimination lawsuit under the Pennsylvania Human Rights Act (PHRA) upon the dismissal of the complaint by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
- REGULATING EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION IN CHINA: A DISCUSSION FROM THE SOCIO-LEGAL PERSPECTIVE. Jiefeng Lu // Michigan State International Law Review;2015, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p437
China's legal system continues to struggle with the political and social complications of its rapid economic development. One of the more glaring tensions in China is the treatment of workers in a capitalist economy nested within a socialist political system. Employment discrimination is an...
- San Jose (California). // Advocate;6/14/79, Issue 269, p11
Reports that the Santa Clara County Human Rights Commission in San Jose, California approved and sent to county supervisors a human rights ordinance that will ban discrimination against gays in employment.
- Union votes support. // Body Politic;Jul79, Issue 54, p16
Reports that the Saskatchewan convention of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has voted to support the banning of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation under both provincial and federal human rights acts. Efforts of CUPE to educate their members; Definition given for...
- The Protection of Religious Rights Under Australian Law. Meyerson, Denise // Brigham Young University Law Review;2009, Vol. 2009 Issue 3, p529
The article discusses the truthfulness of the 1998 report by Australia's Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) which said that the level of protection granted to the right of freedom of religion and belief in Australia is weak compared to other countries. He analyzes the...
- COLOR DISCRIMINATION: DIFFERENTIATE AT YOUR PERIL. FINDLEY, HENRY; GARROTT, STEPHEN C.; WHEATLEY, ROBERT // Journal of Individual Employment Rights;2003-2004, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p31
Color bias is discrimination based on differences in skin pigmentation. Despite the plain language of the Civil Rights Act, this form of discrimination, was, for many years, either not actionable or treated as race discrimination. After the Supreme Court ruled otherwise, claims of color...