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By: Editor | December 26, 2015

Finding the right people to fill key roles is a challenge for any organisation. For start-ups, which do not have the requisite HR infrastructure and processes in place – and need to bring on people super-fast - the problem is even bigger. Employers receive approximately a 100 CV’s per role and finding the right candidate is difficult, to say the least. The task and time taken to review hundreds of CVs, most of which do not even meet the job requirements, and then manage the interview process for a large number of candidates is simply daunting. For start-ups, who are only beginning to recruit the key functional and business leads and set up processes, the problem is even more so

Says Ashwin Ramaswamy of, who recently brought on ...

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By: Editor | December 12, 2015

The Good Fork Pays Dishwasher $20,000; Implements  Policy and Training in Spanish

SAN JOSE  - The  Good Fork (formerly doing business as Fuzia), a Morgan Hill restaurant,  agreed to pay $20,000 to a former dishwasher and to implement preventative measures to settle a federal  retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

The EEOC charged that weeks after the employee reported to the owner (and  police) an incident that she perceived as sexual harassment, she was abruptly  informed that the restaurant no longer had work for her.

Terminating an employee for opposing discrimination, such as sexual  harassment, violates the anti-retaliation provision of Title VII of the Civil Righ...

By: Editor | December 12, 2015

Co-Owner Harassed Hispanic Workers and Told Them Not to Speak Spanish, Federal Agency Charges

NEW YORK - Antonella's Restaurant and Pizzeria, Inc, JTA, Inc., and Grand Centro, three Italian restaurants located in Fishkill and Wappingers Falls, N.Y., created a hostile work environment for Hispanic employees because of their national origin, demanding that they only speak English, and firing one employee in retaliation for his complaint, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

According to the lawsuit, the restaurants' co-owner on an almost daily basis subjected Hispanic workers to slurs because of their national origin, such as "f***" Spanish, Mexicans, Hispanics or landscapers. Addit...

By: Editor | December 12, 2015

Young, Male Mexican-American Workers Were Sexually Harassed by Restaurant Manager, Federal Agency Charges

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - A San Ysidro, Calif., restaurant which serves Mexican food just north of the U.S.-Mexico border violated federal law by subjecting young, male Mexican-American workers to sexual harassment and then retaliating against them for complaining about it, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed yesterday.

According to EEOC's lawsuit, the restaurant manager, using a hidden cell phone, secretly video-recorded male workers at Achiote restaurant -- all Mexican-American, between the ages of 19 and 21 - while they were using the men's staff restroom by during work hours.  Upon learning ...