Gender discrimination in the workplace refers to the unfavorable treatment of workers based on their gender or because they do not conform to traditional roles of femininity or masculinity. It can occur in all stages of employment from job descriptions to dismissal. Women are frequently discriminated by both sexes in the workplace. Qualified women are more than often passed … [Read more...] about Gender Discrimination in the Workplace
Pregnancy discrimination refers to the unfair treatment of female workers because of pregnancy, childbirth, or any related medical condition. There are many cases of blatant discrimination against pregnant women because an employer doesn’t think she will be able to perform her job. However, pregnancy discrimination can also be subtle such as making one’s job redundant during … [Read more...] about Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace
Disability discrimination refers to the unfair treatment of an worker because of their real or perceived disability. It is unlawful for employers to discriminate against individuals because of a mental or physical disability. Disability discrimination occurs when a person with a disability receives less favorable treatment than a person without disability in the same or … [Read more...] about Disability Discrimination in the Workplace
Employee recognition refers to the act of acknowledging an individual or team’s behavior, performance, effort and accomplishment that help the organizational goals and values. Recognition encourages employees to repeat good performances. Employee recognition, as important as it is, can become exhausting for any leader. Most of the exhaustion comes from spending tons of … [Read more...] about What is Employee Recognition? Why is it important?
Age discrimination refers to the unfair treatment of an employee based on their age. Decisions based on age is prohibited in any phase of employment including job descriptions, interviews, hiring, salaries, assignments, performance evaluation, training, promotions and demotions, rewards, and layoffs. Age discrimination in the workplace more often affects older people, but … [Read more...] about Age Discrimination in the Workplace