The offensive behavior of anyone can create a workplace environment that becomes stressful at the very least and takes away the enthusiasm you once felt for your job.
Though dogs are seen as man's best friend, sometimes circumstances and temperaments can change that. When a dog attacks, it can lead to serious injury and trauma.
If you have a disability, federal and Missouri law may require employers to provide reasonable accommodation that would enable you to perform your job duties. Refusing to accommodate can be discrimination and may violate the law.
Women suffer from discrimination every day, everywhere, in ways big and small. One major issue is pregnancy discrimination, but the discrimination does not necessarily end once you have given birth.
You may practice a religion that differs from the faith most of your coworkers follow. Under the law, your employer cannot treat you less favorably than other employees because of your religious beliefs, but some employers do not follow the rules.
Research indicates that more than half of those who experience online harassment do not know who is behind it. It is unsettling when you have no idea whether your tormentor is a stranger or an acquaintance.
Hae you experienced sexual harassment in your place of work? The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is one of the agencies that investigates these complaints. The EEOC offers information for employers and employees about dealing with sexual harassment.
Are you a self-employed worker or an employee? Many employers try to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees to avoid paying taxes and providing benefits. The IRS has rules about classifying workers correctly, but because there is no checklist that works for every scenario, it can be a complex situation. However, it is important to your finances to have the correct classification.