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Safeguarding Your Rights In The Workplace

Terrence Bouvier Robinson

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I Hate My Job, Should I Just Resign?

Often, due to discrimination, harassment or other unfair treatment, employees feel like they simply want to walk away from their job and the difficult situation in which they find themselves. While it's true there may be times when a work environment is so toxic that quitting may be the only option, it is important to understand the legal ramifications of a decision to simply resign. Resigning your employment can affect (1) your right to unemployment benefits, (2) your right to seek damages in the form of lost wages due to discrimination, unlawful harassment or other legally prohibited treatment, and (3) frankly, your ability to find new employment. Before you quit - consult your local employment law specialist!

Should you complain if you think you're being discriminated against on the job

Many times I have met with clients who felt like they were being harassed or discriminated against in the workplace long before coming to see me. However, they failed to complain to their employers for fear that they would suffer retaliation or even termination if they complained. They felt that it was either better to try to handle it themselves or just ignore it and hope it passed. Ultimately, the harassment and discrimination just increased or the harasser found a way to have them terminated anyway.

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