Labor Law: Religious accommodations not required if the accommodation impacts other employees | Local Business News

Irina Baranova

By KAREN MICHAEL Special correspondent Former U.S. Postal employee Gerald Groff sued his employer, claiming it failed to provide him a reasonable accommodation for his religious beliefs. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees whose sincerely held religious beliefs conflict with a […]

Labor Law: Using artificial intelligence during the hiring process can violate the Americans with Disabilities Act | Local Business News

Irina Baranova

By KAREN MICHAEL Special correspondent The use of artificial intelligence in the workplace has been at the center of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s recent guidance on “The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Use of Software, Algorithms, and Artificial Intelligence to Assess Job Applicants and Employees.” The guidance can […]

How cybercrime laws are used to silence dissent in Middle East | Middle East | News and analysis of events in the Arab world | DW

Irina Baranova

The battlefield is gruesome, global and growing — cyberattacks have become a dangerous threat to governments, people and institutions all over the world. In response, around 80% of the world’s countries have implemented cybercrime legislation, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. But in some Arab countries, these […]