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Lawsuit Claims Google Failed to Prevent Sexual Harassment

Google’s allegedly hyper masculine internal culture enabled serial sexual harassment of a female engineer, according to a new lawsuit. Loretta Lee, a developer at the search engine between 2008 and 2016 asserts that she was the subject of constant groping, touching and inappropriate conduct. Worse is that Google, intentionally or negligently, allegedly failed to tackle her complaints, which left […]

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Background Checks

What Employers Need to Know When making personnel decisions – including hiring, retention, promotion, and reassignment – employers sometimes want to consider the backgrounds of applicants and employees. For example, some employers might try to find out about the person’s work history, education, criminal record, financial history, medical history, or use of social media. Except […]

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Assistance Animals Are Not Pets–Repeat–Assistance Animals Are Not Pets

http://rentalhousingjournal.com/articles/2018/07/06/assistance-animals-are-not-pets%E2%80%93repeat%E2%80%93assistance-animals-are-not-pets   “I didn’t know” is not an acceptable defense if you face a discrimination charge, so the Grace Hill training tip of the week focuses on repeating advice that assistance animals are not pets when it comes to leasing your rentals. By Ellen Clark The typical story goes like this, where a prospective renter provides documentation from […]

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PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND SCREENING PROCESS

Consumer Protection, It’s the Law. Professional Screening Firms operate in a controlled, regulated and transparent process pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The FCRA has several requirements for Professional Screening Firms, including, but not limited to, the following… Employers and property managers contract with Professional Screening Firms to ensure applicant screening is compliant […]

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