You get direct deposit, so you never have to cash your checks. This means you don't study them too carefully. Then, when you finally do, you realize that someone made a mistake and you've been getting paid too little. Maybe it's just a mistake for one pay period, or maybe they have been underpaying you for years. Now what?
The trouble with age discrimination in the workplace is that your company may try to make it look like something else. If they deny you a promotion based on your age, they could try to blame your performance or your interview skills, for instance.
After a few months of unemployment, you get a job offer. It pays minimum wage. Happy to have some income again, you gladly take it.
Keep quiet. Tough it out. Just ignore it. The victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment are often subjected to advice that is unhelpful, at best. The idea that anyone can choose to be unaffected by such trauma is ridiculous. Even if a victim manages to act like nothing is wrong, the damage is still there. A recent study on the impact of sexual assault and harassment on women's health demonstrates the severity of these incidents.
Discrimination can come from many sources at work. It could be a boss denying you a promotion based on your gender. It could be co-workers discriminating against you based on your race. No matter what it looks like, it is both frustrating and illegal.
You know that you have a right to a safe workplace. You know that your employer is supposed to eliminate unnecessary dangers, give you proper training, provide personal protection equipment and much more.
Many workplaces have a fairly casual environment. Workers become friends. They talk about things that do not pertain to their jobs. They make jokes and get into personal subjects.
The big rigs we all see barreling down the highway are necessary to keep store shelves stocked and 2-day delivery services thriving. These 18-wheelers are also the unfortunate causes of some of the most devastating accidents you will see on the road. And the number of accidents per year has been sharply increasing.
Can business owners in New Jersey hire people who are under 16 years old? If they can, how many hours are these minors allowed to work?
New Jersey officials now face a lawsuit claiming that a recently passed bill violates employees' rights. The law, known as the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act, places significant restrictions on employees' ability to leave unions or cease contributing to them financially. Opponents of the act claim that it places too many restrictions on when and how an employee can withdraw from participation in unions.
For years, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) has held that it's illegal to discriminate against an individual, including on the basis of gender, gender identity or gender expression, in any place of "public accommodation."