Month: July 2021

Proactively avoiding healthcare employee harassment

Healthcare employers have an obligation to provide a workplace free of harassment under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. An employer with at least 15 employees must comply and proactively prevent a hostile work environment, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Employers may face legal liability if coworkers, patients or clients…

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What is age-based discrimination?

Workplaces across the country strive to ensure that their workspaces accommodate all employees. This includes attempts at eliminating harassing or discriminatory behaviors between all individuals. Unfortunately, discrimination still happens, even then. Some forms of discrimination get more coverage than others, too. While age-based discrimination is not uncommon, it can still fly under the radar when…

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