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Employee Favoritism Laws

In an ideal world, an employer would pay employee wages and benefits based on their job performance. However, this is not always how it works. Sometimes managers hire friends and family members and decide to play favorites with them, even though they may not be the best employees. Instead, hard-working employees are often shunned or...

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace News

The #MeToo movement, sparked by multiple sexual assault cases involving film producer Harvey Weinstein, brought sexual harassment to the forefront. It showcased the prevalence of sexual assault in the workplace and encouraged victims to speak out against this injustice. In the past, many people kept quiet about sexual harassment in the workplace. They were afraid...

How to Prevent Harassment in the Workplace

After the Harvey Weinstein scandals and the growing power of the #MeToo movement, people are becoming more aware of sexual harassment and taking aim to stop it. Sexual harassment can happen anywhere, but it is common in the workplace, where people spend eight or more hours together every day. Some employers provide no training on...

What is Cyber Harassment?

When you think of cyberbullying and harassment, you may think of teens and young adults as the victims. After all, technology use has made internet harassment easier. While 70% of young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 have been the target of cyber harassment, cyberbullying is also common in the workplace among older...

Understanding Protected Activity

Those employed or looking for employment have the right to be free from discrimination and harassment. Under Equal Employment Opportunity, asserting these rights is considered protected activity. Employers cannot retaliate against a person for protected activity. Protected activity can come in various forms. It can include filing a complaint or lawsuit, discussing an incident of...

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