Daily Archives: August 23, 2010 - 2 results

Posted 7 years ago in Personal & Home Safety by Arthur Buono  
MA Schools Use Seminars, Software Against Bullying

It’s back to school season and "relational aggression," aka bullying, will be in focus this fall. The Academy of Notre Dame in Massachusetts recently held separate anti-bullying clinics for girls and boys on the subject. The state suffered the most notorious bullying episode to date last school year, resulting in the suicide of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince.   Students at Massachusetts school given anti-bullying tutelage Anti-bullying software installed in several state school districts State laws and local policies gear up to …

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Posted 7 years ago in Labor and Employment by Arthur Buono  
Disney Employee Sues over Hijab Discipline

Disney’s recent concessions to women’s attire apparently don’t extend to Muslim headdress. An employee who was disciplined for wearing a hijab to work has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She says Disney is discriminating against her on religious grounds.   Muslim hostess sues Disney over right to wear customary head scarf Disney claims the scarf clashes with hostess’ costume, offers other position EEOC guidance suggests Disney might be wrong   Disney Calls Hijab Out of Costume …

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