Tag: discrimination

Terminated Employee
17 Sep

2021

What is adverse action?

An adverse action is any action an employer takes that negatively affects an employee. These include discipline, termination, demotion, reduced pay, and reduced hours. In certain circumstances, a transfer or
What are protected classes? Accurate Payroll Systems, Inc.
8 Aug

2021

What are protected classes?

Protected classes—also sometimes called protected characteristics—come from anti-discrimination law. We talk about them with respect to employment laws, but they also come into play in housing and education. The classes
How quickly do I need to write up an employee for a performance issue?
8 Aug

2021

How quickly do I need to write up an employee for a performance issue?

We recommended addressing the performance issue with the employee as soon as possible. First, feedback is more effective the more quickly it’s delivered. Waiting to provide feedback increases the likelihood
Juneteenth with Accurate Pay Systems, Inc.
4 Jul

2021

Juneteenth Becomes a Federal Holiday

President Biden has made Juneteenth (June 19) a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. Private employers may choose to close for the day or
Equal Employment Opportunity from Accurate Pay Systems, Inc.
4 Jul

2021

EEO-1 Reporting Open Through July 19, 2021

Reminder: the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection is now open—the collection had been delayed because of COVID-19. Employers that are required to file have until Monday, July 19,
Celebrate Pride Month from Accurate Pay Systems, Inc.
4 Jul

2021

Pride Month Reminds Us That There’s a Lot More Work to Do

A year ago, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that employers may not discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment. The decision was a response
African American woman with natural hairstyle
4 Jul

2021

What is natural hairstyle discrimination?

Natural hairstyle discrimination occurs when natural or protective hairstyles (most often worn by Black women) are prohibited or are the basis of different or unfavorable treatment. That sounds a bit