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What Is Supervisor Harassment?

According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), harassment in the workplace is any type of unwelcome conduct or discriminatory behavior that is based on an employee’s race, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, or nation of origin. This can create a hostile work environment, particularly if the person engaging in the harassing behavior is your direct supervisor or is in a position of power. Despite the authority your supervisor may have over you, it does not[…] Read More

What Is a Severance Agreement?

When an employee is let go from their job, sometimes they receive a severance package upon their departure. This is usually the case if the employee is being enticed to leave the company or if the company wants to put a limit on the employee’s future right to file claims against the business A generous severance package may be viewed as a well-deserved reward, but the exchange may still serve as legal protection for the employer. Therefore, employees who are[…] Read More

AARP Study Shows Nearly Two Out of Three Women Face Workplace Discrimination

According to a recent survey conducted by the AARP, almost two-thirds of women who are over the age of 50 years old experience some form of discrimination on a regular basis. The study consisted of AARP surveying 6,643 women of various ages, ethnicities, educational backgrounds, and work experience. The women reported a range of discrimination based upon their age, ethnicity, race, weight, gender, and social class. The women reported that the most common cause of discrimination was based upon their[…] Read More

Is Submitting an Internal Complaint Important for Your Sexual Harassment Case?

Being the target of sexual harassment at the workplace could change the way that employee performs. Moreover, it could affect their overall mood, causing a feeling of fear inside and outside of work. Nevertheless, reporting sexual harassment to an employer is never easy. Embarrassment and fear of retaliation are all reasons that some people never stand up to sexual harassment at work. However, not doing anything about it never solves the problem. In fact, the problem usually worsens. If you[…] Read More

What Is Wrongful Termination?

Losing a job can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, especially if you believe you have been wrongfully terminated. Wrongful termination happens when an employer fires an employee for an illegal reason, such as discrimination or retaliation. If you have been wrongfully terminated, you have the legal right to sue your employer. In New Jersey, many workers are hired on an at-will basis, meaning employers have the right to terminate a worker’s employment for almost any reason, at any time.[…] Read More