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A Legal Nightmare is Waiting For Employers Who Do Not Train Their Managers on FMLA and ADA

We get calls from all around the country from employees who want to know if their Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) or Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) rights have been violated. We explain that we are not attorneys.

Now That You’ve Gotten a Fresh Start, How Do You Explain Your Bankruptcy to Your Boss?

Getting a job after bankruptcy is usually on the top of the list of things to do! But, are there precautions you need to take? Explaining your bankruptcy to a current or potential employer may not be the pain you think it will be.

California Supreme Court Creates Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment Loophole

This article explains the ramifications of a recent California Supreme Court case. In particular, it investigates how this ruling will affect California sexual harassment cases in the future. It also serves to explain quid pro quo sexual harassment.

Employee Rights in the Workplace

Employee Rights and Duties go hand in hand. If employees have to discharge their duties and responsibilities effectively, they must also be given their due rights. The rights of the employees give them a sense of confidence and a feeling of belonging to the workplace.

Racial Discrimination at the Workplace

Racial discrimination at the workplace is, unfortunately, becoming common. It exists in workplaces across the world. With globalization and better work opportunities, people are traveling across to other countries and settling down there. Their culture, traditions, interests, beliefs differ from that of the locals and this leads to a conflict of interest, of sorts. This can lead to racial discrimination at places of work, community places etc.

How to Address an Employee Sexual Harassment Complaint

Sexual harassment complaints should be addressed at the earliest to create a safe and secure work environment for the employees. Most companies make it a point to notify all their employees about the company’s policy on sexual harassment. Many companies have separate teams with specially trained staff to look into these issues. They will be well versed on the procedure of escalating a sexual harassment case and subsequently the procedure to address the complaint.

Discrimination Against Disabled People in the Workplace

Discrimination in workplace, on the basis of the disability of a person, is unlawful. Nevertheless, there is no denying that it exists in workplaces across the world. Like other forms of discrimination, this too can hamper the morale and self-confidence of the employee.

Appropriate Versus Inappropriate Conduct in the Workplace

Increasing awareness about workplace discrimination and harassment has inspired many employers to educate their employees about appropriate and inappropriate conduct in the workplace. Although official legislation about “offensive conduct” leaves some areas of grey, most uncomfortable situations can be resolved by increasing employees’ sensitivities to one another’s feelings and emotions.

Common Business Disputes

Business can be tricky. There is a lot involved with managing and maintaining a successful business with satisfied employees, customers, and leadership.

Misconceptions About Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is commonly perceived as a problem that used to affect women, but no longer exists; however, this is not true. Not only is it still a pervasive problem in America’s workforce, but men can be victimized, as well. According to statistics from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), there were 12,025 charges of sexual harassment filed in 2006. Of those charges, 15.4% were filed by men.

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