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October 2011

Green Jobs Where Have You Gone?

The Green Revolution in Industry Will Have to Wait Brian Williams has dreamed of working in the solar field ever since he first heard about it in the 1970s. So when a new green job training program arrived in his hometown of Ocala, Fla., Williams signed up immediately. The program... Read more →

Sexual Favors in the Workplace

Acting on Unwelcome Behavior by a Supervisor I have previously blogged about sexual harassment in the workplace. This blog deals with one precepitating events: demanding sexual favors. Under federal and state law, sexual harassment is divided into either hostile work environment claims or quid pro quo claims. Quid pro quo... Read more →

Age Discrimination in the Workplace: A Growing Problem

Aging Population and the Economy Increase Age Discrimination The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older from employment discrimination based on age. The ADEA’s protections apply to both employees and job applicants. Under the ADEA, it is unlawful to... Read more →