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Caregiver Discrimination Against Men
Caregiver Discrimination

Title VII Applies to Men, Too! Anti discrimination laws like the FMLA and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protect both women and men from caregiver and gender-based discrimination. I wonder how many men know that. I’m guessing that much discrimination...

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Caregiver Discrimination In Housing
Caregiver Discrimination

Another statute providing some protection for caregivers is the Fair Housing Act. Section 3604 (a)of this law says that its hall be illegal to “refuse to sell or rent after the making of a bonafide offer, or tore fuse to...

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Caregiver Discrimination In Education
Caregiver Discrimination

Consider these two scenarios: Stephanie Stewart, pregnant with her first child, is an honors student in community college. She asks the professor of her women’s studies class whether she can make up assignments that she will miss due to labor,...

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Overview of Federal Law
Caregiver Discrimination

  Many federal and state laws protect employees (including at-will employees). The descriptions below merely provide you with a place to get started. I strongly advise you to consult an attorney to determine whether any of these laws apply to...

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Resources of Law Other Than Federal Law
Caregiver Discrimination

This book is primarily about the protections that care givers have under federal law. Unfortunately, i many states, like Virginia, these laws are the only practical protections you have. But some states and local jurisdictions have parallel and even additional...

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The Law Does Not Require Work-Life Balance
Caregiver Discrimination

The Law Does Not Require Work-Life Balance There has been a spirited debate in this country about the role of women in the workplace. Whether it’s Sheryl Sandberg’s best-selling book, “Lean In,” or the uproar over Yahoo’s decision to end telecommuting, the...

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What the Law Says About Caregiver Discrimination
Caregiver Discrimination

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII is a broad statute that prevents discrimination against employees or applicants for employment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), or national origin. It also prohibits employers from retaliating against...

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How The Laws Of The United States Do Not Ensure Equal Participation In The Workforce For Women And Mothers
Caregiver Discrimination

How The Laws Of The United States Do Not Ensure Equal Participation In The Workforce For Women And Mothers The United States is part of a select group of countries, comprised of the U.S., Papua New Guinea, Swaziland, Liberia, and Lesotho, who...

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Caregivers Suffer Adverse
Caregiver Discrimination

Many caregivers suffer adverse and often illegal actions at work: for instance, the salesperson who is not promoted because management believes she cannot take on increased responsibility due to her need to care for a parent with Alzheimer’s. Other examples...

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What Is Caregiver or Family Responsibilities Discrimination
Caregiver Discrimination

What is caregiver discrimination? Caregiver discrimination, which is also known as family responsibilities discrimination, is sort of what it sounds like. It’s when an employer takes some action against you based on a stereotype of how he or she thinks...

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