Reproduced with permission from Human Resources Report, 32 HRR 301 (Mar. 24, 2014). Copyright 2014 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) While most employers know that pregnancy and gender discrimination are illegal, sex stereotyping and family responsibilities discrimination are still potential areas of risk, according to attorneys like Tom Spiggle of the Spiggle Read more about Bloomberg BNA: Employers Need Fair, Consistent Approach To Work-Life for Legal, Business Reason[…]
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Even if you’ve shared information about having children, there’s no need for a prospective employer to ask who’s taking care of them, says Tom Spiggle of the Spiggle Law Firm. The law prohibits making employment decisions based on gender stereotypes, he explains. “For instance, that women or men with children are less committed to work Read more about Monster.com: 5 Job Interview Questions that Are Illegal to Ask[…]
Tom Spiggle, founder of the Spiggle Law Firm, who focuses on workplace law specializing in helping clients facing discrimination due to pregnancy or other family-care issues, says one thing no one expects when they’re expecting is discrimination. Unfortunately, pregnancy discrimination is all too real. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do about it. Read more about The Huffington Post: Pregnant? 5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Discrimination at Work[…]
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Tom Spiggle, founder of the Spiggle Law Firm, who focuses on discrimination due to pregnancy and other family care issues, says the current paternity and maternity care system doesn’t just hurt moms, it hurts dads too. Click here for the full story.