Discrimination can take many forms, from racial to sexual to age-based. When people think of discrimination in the workplace, which industries come to mind? Of course, no occupations are exempt, but some are guiltier than others.
Whether you work for a large corporation, a small cupcake shop or a mid-sized real estate business, you have the right to do your job in an atmosphere that is safe and comfortable. Unfortunately, sexual harassment is a common problem in many industries, and one that does not discriminate between men and women.
Sexual harassment is a major workplace issue for countless women. Many females who work in the bar and nightclub scene in the Boca Raton area know how quickly things can get out of hand.
Shaken, not stirred. It's a recipe for the perfect (Bond) martini. Up, on the rocks, doubles, straight--you know your job and you do it well. Five deep waiting at the bar? No worries. You can swipe a card, pour a drink and tap a beer, while still carrying on a conversation.
In all employment situations, employees are expected to perform some type of work in exchange for their paycheck and various company benefits. It is a sort of trade agreement. The employee gets "something for something-which happens to be the Latin translation for Quid Pro Quo.
Most people know about more drastic cases of sexual harassment and don't have to ask if anything improper has been done -- they know it has. If your boss tells you that he or she would like you to spend the night on a business trip, in exchange for a promotion, it's obvious that this behavior crosses the line.
Plaintiffs in litigation that had already been dismissed get a second chance to bring legal action against a correction agency in Florida with contracts with the Justice Department.
If you have been a victim of sexual harassment in the workplace, you have two choices: you can sit back and wait for this to happen again, or you can take the initiative to ensure that you are in a better place in the future.
Nobody wants to work in a stressful environment. While there is always natural stress associated with your job, you shouldn't have to concern yourself with other types, such as sexual harassment from a coworker.
Many companies send employees away on trips. From tradeshows to meetings with clients, this happens on a regular basis across almost every industry.