To include false or misleading information on one's resume to make oneself a more attractive candidate for a job. Examples include adding degrees or awards one never received or positions one never held.
Any adjustment to a work environment or job that allows a qualified worker to perform the job in question. Employers subject to federal employment laws must offer reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities (for example, providing a TDD telephone to an employee with a hearing impairment) or based on religious beliefs (such as not assigning an employee to a shift on his Sabbath), as long as those accommodations do not create an undue burden for the employer.
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Latin for "something for something." An exchange of acts or things of approximately equal value.
An abbreviation for qualified domestic relations order. See qualified domestic relations order.
In employment law, a trait that may not be the basis of employment decisions. Under federal law, protected characteristics include race, color, national origin, religion, gender (including pregnancy), disability, age (if the employee is at least 40 years old), and citizenship status.
When employees come to work despite illness or injury that should have kept them home.
A federal law that prohibits discrimination against employees based on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.