Adds "familial status" to its employment discrimination protections.
Relates to unfair or discriminatory employment practices based upon a person's marital or family status.
Prohibits employment discrimination based on "parenthood".
Description: Steve Bruce, a Colorado attorney, answered questions regarding FRD for Business and Legal Reports (BLR) and the HR Daily Advisor.
To access this resource, visit: http://hrdailyadvisor.blr.com/archive/2008/07/07/HR_Policies_and_Procedures_FRD_Family_Responsibility_Discrimination_Caregiving_Pregnancy_Sandwich_Generation.aspx
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Bruce, S. (2008, July). Family Responsibility Discrimination (FRD): Not a Llaw but still a threat. HR.BLR.Com. Retrieved from: http://hrdailyadvisor.blr.com/archive/2008/07/07/HR_Policies_and_Procedures_FRD_Family_Responsibility_Discrimination_Caregiving_Pregnancy_Sandwich_Generation.aspx
The EEOC’s enforcement guidelines regarding handling FRD in the workplace, created by the Title VII/EPA/ADEA Division, Office of Legal Counsel.
To access this resource, visit: http://www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/caregiving.html
For more information about this organization, visit: http://www.eeoc.gov
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (2007, May 23). Enforcement guidance: Unlawful disparate treatment of workers with caregiving responsibilities, in E.E.O.C. Compliance Manual, 2, § 615. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from: http://www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/caregiving.pdf
Description: Course syllabus regarding Family-Friendly Work Practices, which includes a unit on FRD and its implications.
To access this resource, visit: http://www4.uwm.edu/mhrlr/advising/upload/INDREL800sp10.pdf
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Spring, 2010: The course is part of the Master’s in Human Relations and Labor Relations at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Description: Course syllabus on employment discrimination, which includes extensive treatment of FRD. The course is part of the Loyola University School of Law curriculum.
To access this resource, visit: http://www.luc.edu/law/academics/first_class_assgn/pdfs/cooper/emp_discrimination_syllabus.pdf
Loyola University School of Law, Spring, 2010.
Description: A course syllabus by Alice Eagly and Linda Carli regarding gender and leadership, which includes a section on FRD.
To access this resource, visit: http://hbsp.harvard.edu/he-main/resources/documents/web-files/GenderandLeadershipsyllabus.pdf
Eagly, A. & Carli, L. The course is part of the Harvard Business School curriculum.
Description: Based on a Worklife Law Report, this site details useful information and best practices regarding caregiver discrimination for Human Resources professionals.
To access this resource, visit: http://i-sight.com/employee-relations/tips-for-reducing-family-responsibilities-discrimination-at-work/
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For access the referenced report, visit: http://www.worklifelaw.org/pubs/FRDupdate.pdf
i-sight by customer expressions. Retrieved from: http://www.customerexpressions.com/CEx/CExWeb.nsf/HomeDisplay
Description: Rebecca G. Pontikes wrote this Section Review for the Massachusetts Bar Association. The summary outlines the various federal and state laws in play in any FRD analysis. To access this resource, visit: http://www.massbar.org/for-attorneys/publications/section-review/2009/v11-n2/family-responsibilities-discrimination-the-final-barrier-to-women%E2%80%99s-equality-in-the-workplace
For more information on this organization, visit: http://www.massbar.org/
Pontikes, R. G. (n.d). Section Review: Family Responsibilities Discrimination: The Final Barrier to Women’s Equality in the Workplace. Massachusetts Bar Association. Retrieved from: http://www.massbar.org/for-attorneys/publications/section-review/2009/v11-n2/family-responsibilities-discrimination-the-final-barrier-to-women%E2%80%99s-equality-in-the-workplace