You want to take some time off of work, but your employer tells you that you can't. You do it anyway, and you get fired. Is this action by the employer illegal or not?
As a diabetic, you may have established a well-oiled daily routine, but that doesn't mean your boss can take your needs for granted. The federal government provides specific protections for California's massive working population, and this includes diabetics. Sadly, some employers seem to have missed the memo.
Workplace discrimination is a tricky issue since many people are afraid they'll lose their jobs if they speak up. They don't want to take that risk. However, you should know that the law is on your side if you're being discriminated against, offering you many protections. Below are four things you should do to help put an end to the situation.
It's easy to imagine that sexual harassment is based around sexual desire and lust, right? It makes sense that a harasser may simply be out of control and victimizing others on those grounds.
If you believe stricter regulations have made workplace harassment a thing of the past, think again. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) resolved 92,641 charges in 2015, and 29.5 percent of those were sexual in nature.