A pharmacist claims that his employer should have accommodated his fear of needles. And he may be right.

Image Credit: Pixabay.com (https://pixabay.com/photos/syringe-medical-finger-957260/) Over the weekend, I read a recent federal appellate court opinion about a pharmacist who alleged that his former employer discriminated against him by failing to accommodate his fear of needles. The Americans with Disabilities Act (and similar state laws) require that an employer reasonably accommodate a qualified individual with a…

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With more co-sponsors than ever and huge corporate support, will Congress finally vote to ban LGBT discrimination?

Image Credit: https://pixabay.com/en/pride-gay-nyc-new-york-city-flag-2444813/ There is a sure-fire way to avoid the uncertainty of when and how the Supreme Court may — legal jargon in 3…2…1… — adjudicate LGBT rights under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. And that’s to pass a law making LGBT discrimination at work unlawful. Speaking of which… Yesterday,…

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3 Tools to Help You Manage Your Digital Life

I recently published a list of cybersecurity resources from TechCrunch and Google. If you haven’t seen them, it’s worth checking out. Technology continues to fill our lives, which means we need to find ways to manage it. I’m not talking about taking digital vacations, although establishing boundaries is a good idea. When we use technology, we…

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On International Women’s Day, the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team sued U.S. Soccer to demand equal pay.

By [1] – originally posted to Flickr as USWNT Celebrates Uploaded using F2ComButton, CC BY 2.0, LinkFriday was International Women’s Day. It was also the day that 28 members of the United States women’s soccer team filed this lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) in federal court alleging violations of the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Title…

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