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Examples of a Hostile Work Environment

August 31, 2023 Legal Team
A hostile work environment is a term used to describe a workplace where employees feel uncomfortable, harassed, or intimidated due to the actions, behaviors, or attitudes of their coworkers, supervisors, or the overall organizational culture. Such an environment can have a detrimental impact on employee well-being, job satisfaction, and overall productivity. Here are some...
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Discrimination After Work Injury

April 30, 2023 Legal Team
Discrimination against an employee who has sustained a work-related injury is illegal under several federal laws in the U.S. However, it is not uncommon for employers and co-workers to engage in this type of behavior. If that is the case, the injured employee may have legal recourse. Types of Discrimination That Commonly Occurs After...
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California Employer Sexual Harassment Training

July 7, 2022 Legal Team
California law requires employers with five or more employees to provide sexual harassment training in compliance with California Government Code section 12950. Mandatory Training Requirements Section 12950 requires mandatory training for all employees as follows: At least two hours of interactive training and education on sexual harassment for all supervisors. At least one hour...
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2 Real-Life Examples of Workplace Disability Discrimination

December 21, 2021 Legal Team
Workplace disability discrimination in any form is unacceptable. Among other regulations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects workers in the United States from being discriminated against at work.To better understand what can constitute workplace disability discrimination, we’ve put together two examples of real-life instances in which workers were discriminated against based on their...
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3 Workplace Disability Discrimination Statistics You Should Know

November 27, 2021 Legal Team
Being discriminated against in the workplace is never acceptable. In fact, there are strict federal laws that prevent workplace discrimination. The following five federal laws protect people with disabilities from experiencing workplace discrimination, including during the application process: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Rehabilitation Act Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Vietnam Era Veterans’...
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