Posts tagged Discrimination
Discriminatory Practices Prove Costly

Although your fiscal year may not begin in January, the beginning of the calendar year is a great time to review company policies and audit human resource procedures. One particular area that continues to be problematic for employers is government regulations and laws that prohibit discriminatory workplace practices. Whether intentional or inadvertent, these illegal employment practices have proven quite costly to businesses.

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Legal Spotlight: North Carolina’s Bathroom Debate

After a recent ordinance was passed in Charlotte, the North Carolina General Assembly called lawmakers back to Raleigh for a special session. This session was brought specifically to overturn this ordinance, which aimed to ban discrimination against LGBT individuals.  The most controversial provision allowed transgender individuals to use the bathroom that corresponds to the gender with which they identify.

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