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Safeguarding Your Rights In The Workplace

Terrence Bouvier Robinson

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Family and Medical Leave Act: What employees must know

When you become ill or have to care for someone in your family who is sick, you might have to take off of work. Other medical and family situations, such as the birth of a baby or the adoption of a child, might also necessitate time off of work. In all of these cases, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) might be a viable option.

Gender discrimination remains all too common in the workplace

Your ability to do your job has nothing to do with your gender. Men and women can perform the same jobs, receive the same schooling and achieve the same success in any career. However, some industries remain primarily male-dominated, and some employers continue to discriminate against employees and potential employees on the basis of their sex. That kind of discrimination is illegal, but the law can't prevent people from acting on their biases.

Religious discrimination can't be tolerated in the workforce

Many protected statuses exist to ensure that employers aren't discriminating against employees based on these factors since they don't impact a person's ability to do their job duties. A person's gender, race and age are a few protected statuses. Religion is another one.

Are you employed? If so, you have rights

Your rights as an employee go beyond getting a paycheck every two weeks. In fact, your Houston employer might have many obligations to you that you are unaware of. For example, if you work for an accounting firm, your employer cannot force you to work off the clock in order to keep the firm's effective billing rate as high as possible even if other employees agree to perform non-paid work.

Religious discrimination and harassment require swift action

Many different forms of discrimination can occur in the workplace. One that isn't often discussed is religious discrimination. This type of discrimination isn't always easy to spot, so employees must pay close attention to what is being said and done in the workplace.

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