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Can I Get Fired Because of My PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and many other mental conditions are serious and can seriously affect the lives of victims. In the workplace, someone who suffers from a mental illness is legally protected against discrimination in the workplace and harassment, as well as privacy rights. Employees may also have legal rights to accommodations to help […]

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Why are Retail Workers Vulnerable to Sexual Harassment?

It seems as though no industry is immune from the scourge of sexual harassment. Employees in all industries can be mistreated, abused, and harassed. One sector that may not have received as much media attention regarding sexual harassment is the retail arena. News reports in recent years have focused on sexual harassment in the fields […]

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What Can I Do if I am Wrongfully Terminated Because of My Disability?

Discrimination in the workplace comes in many different forms and can be based on someone’s race, national origin, color, sex, religion, age, and disability. There are other populations that are targets of workplace discrimination as well. Disability discrimination is when a worker is treated differently due to his or her disability, a perceived disability, or […]

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ALS Awareness in the Workplace

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. ALS is characterized by rapidly progressive weakness due to muscle atrophy and muscle spasticity, difficulty in speaking, swallowing, and breathing. This disease does not have just one specific cause, but various reasons for […]

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Will Employee Discrimination Increase When Business Resumes?

Across the country, businesses are slowly starting to reopen as some of the COVID-related restrictions are being lifted. This is good news for employers and employees who have experienced first-hand how devastating the pandemic has been on the economy. Ideally, when companies are given the green light to reopen, employers will be able to rehire […]

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Proposed Amendments to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) is poised for an update thanks to amendments proposed by the state governor. If enacted, the amendments will help companies and employees better tighten loopholes and gaps in the prevention, reporting, and disciplinary measures for employment discrimination. Some victims who experience discrimination may be confused about how to […]

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Top Rutgers Athletics Official Accused of Discrimination and Bullying

A Rutgers University athletic official is facing backlash due to two complaints citing discrimination and bullying. Those close to the official claimed that he created an abusive environment at work. There were also reports of racial discrimination. According to six witnesses, the athletic official had former complaints regarding his abusive behavior toward staff. In fact, […]

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Rutgers University Faces Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Rutgers University is facing a lawsuit following a report of age discrimination against a 95-year-old professor. The professor, part of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, claims that a Rutgers University dean forced an unnecessary medical leave after he fainted from dehydration. Two physicians backed up his claim that the fall was due to […]

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Can Phone Apps End Sexual Harassment?

When an individual is harassed in a sexual manner at work, it is often difficult to file a formal complaint against their abuser. The difficulties of filing a report often stem from the culture of sexual harassment in the workplace; many victims are not taken seriously, while others face retaliation from their employers. This culture […]

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Shareholder Resolution Demands Investigation at Comcast

Philadelphia-based media corporation, Comcast, is facing a potential inquiry into its failure to protect employees from sexual harassment. Activist investment firm Arjuna Capital filed a resolution that would require the company to conduct an independent review of incidents of sexual harassment and how the company failed to prevent them. The firm wants a vote on […]

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