More and more often, workers use the internet to find jobs and apply for them. It's a far easier way to submit information and resumes than filling out paper applications for each job.
Even when they don't mean to, employers might discriminate against new mothers and women who are pregnant. This can result in demotions and firings that are supposedly based on sub-par work, but which actually stem from motherhood itself.
Michael Trimble's employer had a so-called simple request: Please carry your bicycle up the back stairs instead of bringing it through the main lobby of the corporate office building.
Sexual harassment is illegal in the United States under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and it results in lawsuits every year when these regulations are broken. Have you ever wondered how the efforts in the U.S. over the last half of a century help it stack up against other countries?
A retaliatory termination is just one type of wrongful termination. It may be illegal, it may violate your rights as a worker in California, and you need to know what legal options you have.
Age discrimination is illegal, but it does happen. In fact, it's hard for laws to actually govern the process.