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Discrimination in employment is legal For example, you can discriminate to hire the more qualified or experienced candidate over less qualified ones. What you can’t do is discriminate on the basis of a protected category: The Alberta Human Rights Act (AHR Act) prohibits discrimination in employment based on the protected grounds of race, colour, ancestry, ...


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It seems that this is known as a "working interview". Asking a candidate to do actual work without paying for it is illegal under Texas law. However asking a person to take an extensive, even a multi-day, skills test is not. Asking a prospective web developer to submit a portfolio of prior work, or to design a web site for a fictional company, say ...


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This is legal. Discrimination, under US federal and state law, is only illegal if it is on the basis of one or more specific, enumerated protected characteristics (such as race, sex, religion, national origin, etc). Additionally, Havard's demographics vs the general population's is not the correct test to use, because they are not hiring from the general ...


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That’s legal The New York Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination on the basis of “age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, marital status or disability”. Federal law prevents employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national ...


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To my knowledge, using protected post nominal letters that are related to a professional organization, like M.D. or P.Eng. are enforced by state/provincial organizations that can take legal action against anyone using that title improperly. But with BA, BS, BBA, or others there is no organization that protects these, so what are the legal ramifications here? ...


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In the United States, assuming the following a degree is not a requirement to hold a professional license (such as a medical degree); and this does not apply to the situations where a degree is a requirement to apply for an accreditation (such as entering a graduate program) a job application did not explicitly claim that a degree was from an institution ...


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australia It's legal to drug test employees, but ... Testing for drug and alcohol use in Australian companies is not uncommon. For some industries, drug and alcohol testing is compulsory, such as in construction, aviation, and transport. Since 2015, amendments to the Building Code 2013 have made it mandatory for building contractors working on building ...


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Some drugs can stay in a person’s system for a week or more, so if someone had a fun Saturday night and a random drug test happens on Tuesday, they could lose their livelihood. Is this at all considered in company policies or drug laws? As far as the person is concerned, he/she would have agreed to the condition of employment that if drugs are detected in ...


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Is this legal? Is it legal to count to the minute without rounding? Yes. It is legal as long as they comply with minimum wage laws. Usually it is not recommended because if they don't round they might be underpaying and subject to labour investigations, but they can do it properly and legally. Must they tell me how they round, for example round to the ...


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Does this amount to breach of trust under IPC and lead to prosecution? PROBABLY with the caveat that the full facts need to be examined by the court to be sure. An employer's failure to properly account for Provident Fund payments in accordance with the Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952 is, on the face of it, the offfence under ...


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