On Sept. 30, 2013, state testing was conducted in a New Jersey classroom. On that day, the teacher was busy making sure that each kid was where they needed to be. Amidst the chaos, two students went missing. The teacher found that the two young children had escaped into the classroom bathroom. It wasn’t their presence in the bathroom that shocked the teacher. It was the fact that the two children were naked.
February 2014 Archives
"Or . . . I don't get it. I just don't get it. Why is this even an issue?"
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is the agency in charge of enforcing the employment laws that bar discrimination based on several protected classes, including but not limited to race, gender, age and disability. According to the agency, there were 93,727 claims filed this past fiscal year running from Oct. 1, 2012 through Sept. 30, 2013.
The former secretary of a New Jersey school recently decided to bring her 2011 employment lawsuit to a close by settling her claims with the Long Branch school district. The basis of the lawsuit was an allegation that the superintendent at the time had sexually harassed the woman.
In a blog written with the possible victims of labor and employment violations in mind, it is easy to get bogged down in the bad situations. It is important for those that become a victim of these violations to understand their rights and know that there are attorneys that will help them stand up for those rights. It is also important to hear some good news once in a while.