As a California woman, you probably feel at times that the place where you work is a hostile work environment. Maybe the jokes your male co-workers tell get more than a little raunchy. Maybe one or more of the men have made inappropriate comments or even gestures to you. Whatever work situation you face, you need to know whether or not it actually rises to the level of a hostile work environment.
Wrongful termination can take many different forms. Take a current case happening in Napa Valley, California, where an employee insists the company fired him wrongfully while the defense claims he resigned after contract negotiations fell through.
Social media has changed the cultural landscape wildly. This impact also makes its way into divorce cases. Forbes magazine lays out some of the ways social media can impact a marriage and even be the instigating factor in an impending divorce.
The laws regarding vacation time can vary from one state to the next. Even if your workplace should provide you with a set number of vacation days, many people are hesitant to take them for fear of losing the job. It is perhaps for this reason many employees only take a fraction of their vacation time off.
If you work in a casino, you know the hours can be long and the pay is not always the best. That's why you likely often try to work overtime as well. There are many ways casino employers may not treat their employees fairly or provide them with all their benefits and rights under the law.
As the New Year approaches, your workplace may throw a holiday party. These joyous celebrations can be a great way to let loose with your co-workers and have some fun. However, a Christmas or New Year party at your workplace can lead to sexual misconduct.
Uber has brought affordable rides to over 70 nations, including the United States. However, like many other companies in Nevada and elsewhere, it has experienced its share of personnel problems. Some of them include allegations of sexual discrimination and harassment.
The most wonderful time of the year is on the way, but you may not be feeling the holiday joy. As a newly-divorced parent, this season can be stressful as you try to figure out parenting time and schedules. Due to the confusion and difficulties, the holidays can become a source of contention.
Most people are aware of the fact that discrimination in the workplace exists. What is not as easy to determine is whether your own employer has used discriminatory practices against you. It is important to understand some of the more common ways that employers may discriminate against potential hires or their own employees so you can protect yourself and stand up for your rights.