Monthly Archives: June 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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
Does My Employer Have the Right to Monitor What I Search on My Computer/Phone When I’m Connected to Wi-Fi?
Most people who have computers at work have used their computers for personal reasons at least once, if not regularly. Your employer has the right to monitor activity on your work computer. In certain circumstances, they can also monitor nonwork devices if you are using the Wi-Fi at your office. For anyone working in… Read More »
Controversy surrounding the employment status of Uber and Lyft drivers has been around since the companies first became popular. As the ride-sharing apps began taking over the nation, lawmakers all over the country started discussing specific regulations for Uber and Lyft drivers. Many drivers and former drivers have started lawsuit in frustration of how… Read More »