I Work In a Hostile Work Environment What Can I Do?

December 4, 2018

Having to report to a hostile work environment on a daily basis can be an exhausting situation. Many employees, who are reliant on their jobs, feels helpless as they return to a hostile and stressful environment on a daily basis. Nonetheless, it is i...

What is the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission? (EEOC)

November 29, 2018

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency responsible for enforcing nearly all employment discrimination laws in the United States. It is vitally important for any employee who is encountering issues in the workplace to...

I Think I Am a Victim of Retaliation in the Workplace. What Steps Should I Take Next?

November 27, 2018

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states that employers are prohibited from discrimination in the workplace based on several protected categories. Under that same law, employers are prohibited from retaliating against their employees as well....

What Should I Do If I Am Being Harassed at Work?

November 22, 2018

Every employer has a legal duty to provide a safe work environment for their employees. The work environment should be free of harassment and discrimination. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. That is why it is important for employees to be ...

What Should I Do If I Become Disabled And Get Fired As A Result?

November 20, 2018

Federal Law in the United States offers several protections for disabled employees in the workplace. There are strict laws in place which prevent an employer from discriminating against their employees on the basis of that employees disability. These...

My Employer is Retaliating Against Me

November 15, 2018

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, retaliation is one of the most common issues raised by employees in the workplace.

How is Retaliation Defined by the Law?

Retaliation occurs when an employer or supervisor takes adv...

My Boss Cut My Hours After I Filed a Charge with the EEOC? Is That Legal?

November 13, 2018

Many employees are hesitant to complain about their employers in fear of retaliation, but employees that the law provides employees with specific protections from being retaliated against. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), who he...

Male Workers Get Better Leave At My Job Than Anyone Else. What Are My Rights?

November 8, 2018

Leave rights have become a much-discussed topic in the area of labor and employment law. The law provides that all decision regarding leave should be made fairly. This means that identifying traits such as race, gender, national origin or whether or ...

Is my employer liable for discrimination or harassment in the workplace?

November 6, 2018

The effects of discrimination and harassment in the workplace can take a severe emotional and financial toll on those who have been subjected to it. Fortunately, the law has provided several protections for those employees in Title VII of the Civil R...

I was harassed at work and terminated for being gay. Is that sex discrimination?

November 1, 2018

The scope of what constitutes sex discrimination in the workplace has started to expand.  In some states, cases have proceeded on an argument where employees harassed and fired for their sexual orientation were successful on claims of sex discrimina...