You seek the advice of an employment lawyer at low-point in a career. Things at work just aren’t working out. You’ve been written up. Or worse yet, you’ve been fired. And it hurts. It hurts because a job is how you support yourself. It hurts because you derive self-esteem from a job. All you wanted … Continue reading Let me tell you a little secret.
Phoenix Arizona Discrimination Law Blog
A study by the Pew Research Center found that around 42 percent of women said they had experienced gender discrimination at work compared to 22 percent of men. Among the types of discrimination that women in Arizona and throughout the country might experience include earning less than a man doing the same job, being passed … Continue reading Study finds link between education, gender discrimination
Experts in the field of employment law have recently questioned the effectiveness of workplace sexual harassment training. This is not because experts feel the training is inappropriate, but because they feel it needs to be modified. As a result, workers in Arizona and across the country may experience a change in their training in the … Continue reading Possible changes coming to sexual harassment training
Every worker knows that once you’ve been hired it’s illegal for an employer to discriminate against you. And even before we are hired some of us intuitively know that prospective employers shouldn’t certain interview questions. For example are you married? Do you have kids? But what can be done when you apply for a job … Continue reading Now you know
Arizona fans of celebrity chef Mario Batali may have heard that he has stepped away from his TV show and business in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct. Investigation found four women who said the chef had behaved inappropriately to them. The entire period covered was about 20 years. While not specifically mentioning the … Continue reading Sexual harassment allegations against Mario Batali
A substantial portion of news coverage over recent weeks has been devoted to stories of powerful men whose careers in politics and media have been derailed by credible allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault or other sexual misconduct in the workplace. One aspect of the story has been mostly neglected, however: the potential for physical … Continue reading Health risks increase for victims of workplace sexual harassment
With the recent string of famous sexual harassment scandals more people are coming forward about their own experiences. Victims of sexual harassment may wait to report their harassers for many reasons, including safety and stable employment. Some men and women in Arizona feel that they waited too long to file their harassment claim. This blog … Continue reading Did I wait too long to file a sexual harassment claim?
Have you ever been to a place of business and received bad service? Sure. It happens everyday. People receive bad service. Big deal. But what happens when it’s more than bad service, when you’re completely denied service of your physical attributes, one of the reasons protected by law. That still happens even in this day … Continue reading But there’s more to it than that…
Caring for a sick family member is one of the most difficult tasks a person can experience. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) lets employees take time off to care for a family member with a serious medical condition or because of their own serious medical issues. The FMLA also gives time off to … Continue reading Five myths every employee should know about FMLA
Sexual harassment has been in the forefront of everyone’s minds and dominated the news cycle for much of the past few months. It has so permeated our culture that the #MeToo movement was recently named Time’s Person of the Year. For those who don’t work in media, entertainment or politics, the key question is likely … Continue reading Will increased sexual harassment claims lead to more terminations?