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What Are the Six Most Common Retaliation Tactics?

Posted on December 21, 2018
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Have you ever had to file a complaint against a fellow employee or your supervisor? The law says that when you do this, you cannot be persecuted for revealing that wrongdoing. However, some workers and employers may attempt to skirt the law and retaliate against whistleblowers. Here are the six most common methods of workplace retaliation found by the National Business Ethics Survey (NBES): Left Behind – Were you excluded from a … Read More

Why Does the #GoogleWalkout Matter to Workers in California?

Posted on December 14, 2018
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On November 1, 2018, more than 20,000 Google employees walked out of their offices to protest the company’s handling of sexual harassment claims. The event dubbed #GoogleWalkout is being hailed as a cultural watershed moment, but do you know why? Here’s a look into the event and how it could not only change Google, but the entire work culture of Silicon Valley. Why Have a #GoogleWalkout? The story of the Google walkout … Read More

How Do Sexual Harassment Myths Keep the Cycle of Abuse Going?

Posted on December 7, 2018
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Some people may believe that sexual harassment doesn’t happen often, but movements like #MeToo are correcting this misconception. Harassment comes in many forms, and myths like this can help perpetuate a culture that condones misbehavior. Here are three more myths that also contribute to blinding workers about the truth of sexual harassment. Myth 1: Real Victims Will Report Harassment Immediately In a perfect world, the victims of sexual harassment would report incidents … Read More

What Are the Signs that My Employer Fired Me for Being Too Old?

Posted on November 28, 2018

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act protect Californians from instances of age discrimination. Yet, some companies still attempt to cut older employees from their rosters, especially in the tech industry. Here are a few methods you can use to determine if you were let go due to age discrimination. What Were Your Final Work Duties? Often, companies that wish to fire older employees will try … Read More

How Can Sexual Harassment Affect Your Health?

Posted on November 21, 2018
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With #MeToo continuing to trend on the internet, more people are becoming better informed about sexual harassment. However, many people remain in the dark about how harassment can affect not just the workplace, but workers themselves. Experts say much of this is due to the fact that harassment is not studied as much as it should be. And this is why a study on menopause and cardiovascular disease is catching the attention … Read More

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