Equal Pay Is Coming Your Way

March 12, 2018 |

Our Pay Equity Audit is designed to help your Massachusetts team achieve compliance with the new law and create a rolling affirmative defense to a gender-based pay equity claim. No worries, if you are not located in Massachusetts, we have other state specific Pay Equity Audits. We stand ready to help and can be reached at questions@foleylawpractice.com or 508-548-4888.

What International Women’s Day Means for Your Business

March 8, 2018 |

March 8, 2018, is International Women’s Day and this year it is getting a lot of attention. Does anyone remember what went on last year? Or the prior 109 years it was celebrated? Thought not. McDonalds is turning its Golden Arches upside down. Google is trading its logo to one highlighting 12 women artists and […]

New Year, New Laws, New Website

January 27, 2018 |

    Hope your 2018 is off to a great start! We have a robust new website which we updated to change those awful pictures make it easier to use our resources. Please take a minute and check it out? www.foleylawpractice.com Remember those laws we wrote about months ago — Pay Equity Act and the […]

Landmark decision: A federal appeals court rules Title VII bars sexual orientation bias in the workplace

April 5, 2017 |

“..[I]t is actually impossible to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation without discriminating on the basis of sex…” wrote Chief Circuit Judge Diane P. Wood of the 7th Circuit Appeals Court,  wiping away prior ambiguity surrounding Title VII protections based on sexual orientation. The 8-3 decision, held in a rare en banc hearing, arose […]

The EEOC reaches out to young workers about religious discrimination.

July 27, 2016 |

Religious discrimination remains an issue in the American workplace. In fiscal year 2015, EEOC received 3,502 charges alleging discrimination on the basis of religion, with the top issues alleged being discharge, harassment, terms and conditions of employment, and reasonable accommodation. The EEOC has issued a one page fact sheet “designed to help young workers better […]

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