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Disability Discrimination at Work in Pennsylvania – Were You Fired or Demoted Due to Disability?

The Basics of Pennsylvania Employment Law, Disability Discrimination Workers with disabilities across Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia and Allentown, often face significant acts of discrimination at work, such as: firing or termination, demotion or reduced hours/pay, lack of promotion or advancement, and harassment. In addition, disabled people seeking a job may be turned down due to their…
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sexual harassment at work

When Managers Sexually Harass Employees in Pennsylvania

Despite recent, national attention to the problem of sexual harassment in the workplace, sexual harassment continues to be a significant issue for employees in Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia. Employees are often subjected to the following types of sexual harassment: sexual comments and jokes, sexual advances or requests for favors, physical touching, or sexual abuse or assault.…
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Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

EEOC Update: Disability Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

This week the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported on three lawsuits. One is for Disability Discrimination and two are for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation. Reasonable Accommodation In the disability discrimination suit, the EEOC alleges that Treehouse Foods violated federal law when it denied a machine operator a reasonable accommodation for her physical disabilities.…
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