If you get to work and find racial slurs written on the glass door to your office, it's fairly obvious that you are being harassed and discriminated against on the job. It's things like this -- and worse -- that are why we have such extensive anti-discrimination laws today.
Your struggles with mental health issues are hard enough to deal with on your own. It takes everything you have to stay on top of it and live a fulfilling life. The last thing you need is to face discrimination in the workplace based on your condition.
Racial discrimination can take many forms. According to a bill recently passed unanimously by the California State Senate, it includes regulations involving "traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles."
A 66-year-old Southern California woman has sued the city of Beverly Hills, contending she didn't receive a promotion because of her age and that hostility from a supervisor forced her to quit her job.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects applicants and employees both from being discriminated against in the workplace for their religious beliefs or practices. The act covers individuals married to or in close affiliation with those who practice traditional, organized religions and who have other moral, ethical or religious beliefs as well.
A California restaurant cook is fighting back after she said she was fired for speaking Spanish on the job.
Gender stereotypes can be very dangerous, especially in the workplace. They can lead to discrimination and unfair treatment. People may not even realize how these myths are guiding the way that they think and influencing people's careers.
There's a good reason that many companies do not want their employees to date. Office romances can lead to some serious complications, and it's often better just to avoid those situations entirely.
Do you feel like your boss is always playing favorites? Does it put you at a disadvantage because something prevents you from being a part of this private "club?"