If you have read or watched the news at all in the past few years, it seems that overall racism and racial discrimination has been getting worse in our country. Recently, it appears that men and women of all different kinds of racial minorities have been more intensely targeted through racial bigotry, and this hatred … Continue reading
Workplace discrimination happens all too often and should be reported when it happens.
A hostile work environment is a space in which an employee feels harassed due to the conditions at his or her job. This may involve inappropriate behavior, including sexual harassment, both physical and verbal. When these conditions create a burden on an employee and affect his or her work, then this may constitute a hostile … Continue reading
Are non-disparagement agreements helping protect abusers from facing punishment for sexually harassing their co-workers? It’s a question that was raised in a CNBC report last month involving a sexual harassment lawsuit against AngelList, a business that assists tech companies with hiring employees and raising capital. The incident that led to the sexual harassment suit took … Continue reading
Recently, The Mercury News reported on a sexual harassment lawsuit involving Shell Oil and a former employee. The ex-Shell employee claims the oil giant did not do enough to prevent her from suffering workplace harassment and discrimination. According to the lawsuit, which was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, … Continue reading
According to a Huffington Post article, only 35 percent of transgender individuals in the US are employed full time. A proposed law in California, SB 396, also known as the Transgender Work Opportunity Act, seeks to help more people in the LGBT community find full-time employment and avoid having their rights violated during the hiring … Continue reading