Month: June 2018

Happiest Place On Earth? Not for Disney’s Employees

June 19, 2018
Disneyland might be a place where dreams come true, but for the employees working behind the scenes, it doesn’t seem so magical. The Walt Disney Company has faced multiple lawsuits from past and current employees for alleged discrimination, civil rights violations, and hostile work environments in the past. The latest lawsuit involves more than 35,000 Disney employees an...

Workplace Discrimination in New Forms: How to Identify Workplace Discrimination in 2018

June 15, 2018
Workplace discrimination is not a new practice, but it is a changing one. Modern workplace discrimination can take new forms that might not look like the discrimination of the past. Changing laws and new technologies can make it more difficult than ever to spot workplace discrimination and harassment. As a worker in 2018, protect yourself by knowing a few of the most commo...

Is Workplace Discrimination as Obvious as We Think?

The definition of workplace discrimination can make it seem like it’s easy to spot. After all, the “unfair treatment of employees based on prejudices” can refer to an employer refusing to hire, demoting, segregating, or firing someone based on their appearance or another protected class. Yet the reality of most workplace discrimination cases is that they aren’t obv...

Can My Employer Legally Cut My Work Hours?

June 6, 2018
There are many strategies employers use in times of financial stress to try to save money and stay afloat. Most employers leave layoffs and firing as the last resort because it is hard on employees and a taxing process for the company. They may try furloughs, which may involve requiring employees to take a day off every week, two weeks, or month. Some companies also try cu...

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