Equal Rights

Examine the ongoing fight for equal rights through a range of features on workplace discrimination, same-sex marriage, and more.

Know Your Rights When It Comes to Job Discrimination

Job discrimination is absolutely illegal. If you believe you have been discriminated against, there is recourse available, both within your workplace…

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What does HIPAA mean for your privacy?

Here's how HIPAA can and does protect you.

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Watch Your Language: Can Business Owners Make an English-only Policy?

What happened when a Medical Clinic in Arizona tried to institute an "English-only" policy?

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The Facts About Age Discrimination

Learn how to determine if you have been discriminated against and what you can do if age discrimination occurs at your employer.

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Disabled and in Jail: The Disability Rights of Prisoners

How far-reaching is the Americans with Disabilities Act?

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Americans with Disabilities Act: What Employers Should Know

One of the most important developments in employment law, it is essential to research this act and know what requirements and conditions apply to you.

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Five Biggest Sexual Harassment Cases

Even though we're still wrestling with this issue, a look back at the history of sexual harassment shows how far we've come as a society.

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Who is Hamdan? The case of Hamdan vs. Rumsfeld

In November of 2001, President George Bush, as part of his war on terror, issued an executive order which authorized the trial of those persons…

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Diplomatic immunity: How does it work?

The tabloids have a field day with wayward ambassadors who claim immunity when they get nabbed for reckless driving. These stories hit the headlines…

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