Every year, thousands of workers in California and across the country are retaliated against for taking a stand. No person should ever have to endure retaliation or harassment in the workplace. A woman in Burbank filed a lawsuit after she was allegedly harassed and retaliated against, causing her to resign. The woman worked as a special education director for a school district.
It is important for your workplace environment to be healthy. The culture at your job not only affects your happiness and productivity, but it may also be illegal. Discrimination, harassment and unpaid wages are all examples of unlawful employment practices.
Older Americans generally have a wealth of knowledge. They typically know what has been tried before, why one method will work better than another and a vast array of other critical details. This type of knowledge is gained through experience; however, some companies do not recognize the value of these older individuals. In fact, some older California residents will find themselves the victim of age discrimination either in their current job or as they are searching for a new job.
One of the most hurtful and traumatizing things an employee can experience is harassment from a superior. No person should ever be forced to endure harassment, especially in the workplace. Unfortunately, it seems to be happening more and more these days in California and across the United States. Workers who take a stand against harassment will usually also face retaliation. This is allegedly what happened to a woman in another state and she filed a lawsuit.
Could a female employee be fired from a job just for being pregnant? The answer is yes, and depending on the situation, this could be considered pregnancy discrimination. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for employers to try to force an employee out just for being pregnant. A woman in California recently filed a wrongful termination lawsuit after allegedly suffering pregnancy discrimination.