This week, the HR Daily Advisor discussed retaliation, discrimination based on an employee's appearance, and how the 2012 election could affect labor law. Here’s the HR Daily Advisor week in review.
Stupid Money for Stupid Acts (Retaliation)—Attorney Dana Cotham discusses a landmark United States Supreme Court decision that changed the rules of retaliation.
Recognizing the Red Flags of Retaliation—Dana Cotham discusses which employment actions result in a successful retaliation claims and recommends steps on how to avoid legal trouble.
'You're Not Attractive Enough to Work Here' (Lookism)— Only a few jurisdictions make discrimination based on unattractiveness illegal, says attorney James McDonald. Otherwise there aren’t laws that directly prohibit lookism. Therefore, says McDonald, most challenges are based on other laws including the ADA, Title VII, and ADEA.
'You're Fired--You're Too Attractive to Work Here'—Attorney James McDonald explained the legal pitfalls of the second type of lookism—“You’re too unattractive to work here.”
Labor Law Under Obama or Romney--Employers Brace for Post-Election Changes—Here’s the first in our series of “Eye on the Election” posts which are focused on helping employers prepare for post-election changes, no matter who is elected.
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