Were you illegally fired from your job? Most employees in the United States work “at will,” which means they can be fired at any time, for any reason that’s not illegal. However, even at-will employees cannot be fired for illegal reasons (referred to as “wrongful termination”). This article explains some of the exceptions to the […]
Unfortunately, Americans still seem undecided about the unique value older workers can contribute to the workplace. While some stereotypes of older workers may be justified, many people are living longer and are able to keep making highly valuable contributions to the workforce and their professions long beyond current, mandatory retirement ages. Yet the tendency […]
By LoyarBurokkers Do you have a voice? Yes, you do. But have you really used your voice to protect yourself? Not sure. Now, analyze the conversation between A and B below. A: B, I want to tell you something but you keep it to yourself ok. I think… I think our boss had just fondled me. I […]
If the company hands you a severance agreement and you think you’ve been targeted for layoff due to your age, contact an employment lawyer. They might be able to negotiate a better severance package for you. Plus you might be giving up rights that you don’t need to sign away. Always read and understand […]
It’s Never Too Late To Start But Earlier Is Better! Though it’s never too late to start, the sooner you begin saving, the more time your money has to grow. Gains each year build on the prior year’s — that’s the power of compounding, and the best way to accumulate wealth. Tips for planning […]
Things Everyone Should Know About Workers’ Compensation Every state has laws that require employers of a certain size to provide employees with workers’ compensation benefits. Whether you are subject to workers’ compensation laws or choose to voluntarily maintain coverage, you should be aware of what benefits are payable for and the proper steps to […]
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination. The legal definition of sexual harassment is “unwelcome verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature that is severe or pervasive and affects working conditions or creates a hostile work environment.” Follow the link to read more.
Employment Discrimination laws seek to prevent discrimination based on race, sex, religion, national origin, physical disability, and age by employers. A growing body of law also seeks to prevent employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. Discriminatory practices include bias in hiring, promotion, job assignment, termination, compensation, retaliation, and various types of harassment.