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How workplace disability discrimination affects employees

Some people in Arizona who have disabilities might not disclose their conditions to their employers. This was one finding of a study conducted by the Center for Talent Innovation, which looked at workers with disabilities throughout the US as well as in other countries, including Brazil, Germany and India.

Lawsuit alleges disability discrimination at Home Depot

The Americans With Disabilities Act generally requires employers to give reasonable accommodations to disabled employees. Home Depot, which has several locations in Arizona, is facing a lawsuit for failing to do so. The store in question is located in Peru, Illinois.

Blacks, Latinos still facing discrimination in the job market

A meta-study by researchers from the U.S. and Norway ndicates that black and Latino workers still struggle to get fair treatment when it comes to employment. Race may play an important role during the job hunt, in Arizona and across the country, despite the efforts of legislators and others in recent years.

Identifying casual racism in the workplace

If you've never heard the term "casual racism," you're not alone. Most people are only on the lookout for more overt forms of racism, such as using particular words or phrases or creating policies that very conspicuously privilege one person or population over another.

When can a well-intended policy turn out to be illegal?

Sexism in the workplace isn't always as obvious as we think. Sometimes a discriminatory practice can present itself as the result of a well-intended policy or mandate by your employer. Take this recent Colorado case as an example.

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