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Phyllis Cheng

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How to Avoid a Bias or Retaliation Claim

Posted by Phyllis Cheng

February 16, 2017

            

Do you think your company is immune to gender bias, discrimination, and harassment claims? Think again. Read on to learn how you can protect yourself and your company from the common issues that lead to costly harassment or gender bias claims in the workplace.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Legal, Preventing Harassment

California Fair Pay Act: 5 Steps to Employer Compliance

Posted by Phyllis Cheng

November 2, 2015

With the signing of the California Fair Pay Act (SB 358) on October 6, 2015, many employers question how the new law will impact workplace compensation effective January 1, 2016.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Legal, Preventing Harassment

LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace: Updates and Best Practices

Posted by Phyllis Cheng

August 5, 2015

Years before the Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which announced that same-sex couples had the right to marry in all states, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and various states had already protected lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees in the workplace. Keep reading to learn what these developments mean for your workplace and for best practices on how to keep your company discrimination free.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Legal, Preventing Harassment

Diversity in the Workplace: How to Create a Level Playing Field

Posted by Phyllis Cheng

May 1, 2015

Maintaining a level playing field in any organization has never been more important. Whether your company intends to hire more employees who are female, of color, or with disabilities, giving everyone the same chance to succeed is critical. Read on for strategies on how to recruit a diverse team and maintain a level playing field.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Talent Management, Hiring Skills, diversity

3 Hidden Costs of Workplace Bullying

Posted by Phyllis Cheng

March 6, 2015

 

Workplace bullying that's unrelated to a protective basis and short of harassment is not actionable. Nonetheless, at least 27% of today’s professionals have experienced bullying in the workplace. This means, in all likelihood, many employees in your office have been affected by abusive conduct. Bullying doesn’t just destroy morale and create a negative working environment, it damages your business. Keep reading to learn the hidden cost bullying has on your business.


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Topics: HR Compliance, Preventing Harassment