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How can you recognize workplace retaliation?

Workplace retaliation is a serious problem. When people have a problem at work, they need to be able to tell their supervisors, the human resources department or other agencies without the risk of that coming back to hurt…

Pregnant women: Never fear for your jobs

In the not-so-distant past, if a woman became pregnant while she was employed, it could mean the instant loss of her job. However, at the end of the 1970s, U.S. lawmakers enacted the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978.…

You don’t have to stand for discrimination in the workplace

Workplace discrimination can quickly make a once-promising job into a horrifying situation to work in. Workplace discrimination happens to people from all walks of life, from pregnant women to homosexual workers. It’s against the law to discriminate, yet…

Families can seek out death benefits after losing a loved one

When a worker is killed on the job, his or her family is usually entitled to workers’ compensation death benefits. These benefits provide compensation for funeral expenses, medical expenses and other financial needs. Death benefits may be paid…

The Americans with Disabilities Act protects your rights

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employers from discriminating against people of certain backgrounds. This includes those with disabilities along with others. Thanks to the ADA, people with disabilities can apply for any job without the risk…

A ladder accident can happen for many reasons

Working on a ladder may not sound like a big deal, but it can be dangerous in more ways than one. For example, if you regularly use a ladder at your place of employment, there is always a…

Construction sites are as dangerous as they sound

If you work in the construction industry, you should never lose sight of the fact that you could be part of an accident at some point. When this is in the back of your mind, there’s a better…

What can a family do if someone is killed on the job?

It’s a tragedy when any kind of accident happens on the job, let alone one that causes the death of a worker. In that situation, coworkers, employers, family members and others may all be affected. After the death…

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