Monthly Archives: February 2016

Soft Sexism and Discrimination in the Male-Dominated Workplace

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

When does sexism rise to the level of illegal workplace discrimination? According to a recent article in the Huffington Post, sexism happens in the workplace, but many women feel that they cannot find the right language to describe it. The kind of sexism that tends to be pervasive is not the stuff of sex… Read More »

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Tracking Race and Gender Data to Prevent Wage Discrimination

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Can we prevent wage discrimination in the workplace if we understand its frequency? According to a recent article in CNN Money, a proposal from the White House would “require companies and federal contractors with more than 100 employees to report race and gender data across 12 different salary ranges to the Equal Employment Opportunity… Read More »

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Human Rights Ordinances and Gender Identity Discrimination

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Do all cities in Florida provide similar protections against employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity? According to a report from Jacksonville’s public radio WJCT News, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry released a memo to employees of the city, indicating that he is “changing the city’s employment policy to prohibit discrimination of any… Read More »

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Proving Workplace Harassment

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Is it getting easier to prove workplace harassment? A recent article from Bloomberg BNA suggests that “workplace harassment claims based on a single incident between employees appear to be gaining traction with U.S. courts.” A number of recent cases have made their way to federal appeals courts, and the outcomes of those cases largely… Read More »

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