Tag: ADEA

Diversity Training: True or False?

Yesterday’s Advisor provided a quick diversity training exercise on the potential for legal trouble from certain comments managers might make. Today we’ll go over a true-false quiz that could help you in your diversity training.

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Train Hiring Managers to Avoid Ugly Preemployment Inquiries

Yesterday’s Advisor reviewed the good and the bad of preemployment inquiries that all of the people who interview at your organization should be aware of; today, we present a few of the just plain ugly questions that hiring managers must be trained to avoid at all costs.

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Train Your People to Avoid Age Discrimination

Q. Who is covered by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)? A. The ADEA covers all employers with 20 employees or more and applies to all employees and job applicants aged 40 or over. Q. What employment actions are prohibited by the ADEA? A. The ADEA prohibits age discrimination in any term or condition […]

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Are You Training Your People to Avoid Age Discrimination?

Age discrimination in the workplace can be subtle. Yes, we’re all aghast when we read about direct evidence of discrimination, like the manager who allegedly said he fired an employee because she was “old and ugly.” But most age discrimination claims are based on circumstantial rather than direct evidence. Take for example the age discrimination […]

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Ensure Your Training Program Covers All the Legal Bases

Effective training enables your organization to comply with all legal requirements, thereby avoiding costly lawsuits, audits, and fines. Discrimination Because the affirmative defense for sexual harassment has been extended to other forms of discrimination, it is important to provide more specific and varied training on discrimination. The regulations that apply include: Age Discrimination in Employment […]

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Diversity Training Exercise 2: True or False?

Before having trainees take the following True-False quiz, inform participants that although there are no specific laws or regulations that require workplace diversity, diversity is at least in part about equal opportunity, and provisions of the following federal fair employment laws should be kept in mind: Age Discrimination in Employment Act Americans with Disabilities Act […]

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