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  • August 1, 2023

    SSCHRA meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m.  Upcoming meeting dates for 2020.

    NOTE: Until further notice, all meetings will be held virtually!

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Senate Formalizes Dress Code, Tosses Casual Clothing on Floor

Thu, 28 Sep 2023
The attempt to relax an unwritten dress code and allow U.S. senators to wear shorts, hoodies and other informal attire... Read more

Viewpoint: How a Person's Name Can Prompt Hiring Discrimination

Wed, 27 Sep 2023
Following up on an experiment from 2004, two economists have found that study participants systematically discriminated against job candidates with... Read more

California Bill Targets Workplace Violence

Wed, 27 Sep 2023
The California Legislature recently passed a bill that would require employers to adopt workplace violence prevention plans, maintain records of... Read more

DOL Invests Millions Into Helping Employ People with Disabilities

Wed, 27 Sep 2023
The U.S. government has recently funded programs to support the employment prospects of individuals with disabilities.... Read more