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April 2017 Archives

Tip sharing: Is it legal?

Many workers rely on tips to make a living. Wait staff, bartenders, baristas, hair stylists, and cleaning staff are just some examples of employees who rely on tips.

How are immigrants discriminated against at work?

If you have moved to the U.S. for work, or are considering immigrating to the country to pursue a job, you may have an array of uncertainties, stressors and immigrations issues to deal with. In Washington, D.C., and all over the country, there are many opportunities that can help immigrants further their lives. Unfortunately, some of them experience discrimination in the workplace and it is vital for you to recognize and take action if you ever experience discrimination yourself.

What is parental status discrimination?

Many people are aware of the prevalence and unacceptable nature of discrimination based on an employee's age, race or religious beliefs. However, in Washington, D.C., and cities all over the U.S., workers are subjected to many other types of discrimination, such as parental status discrimination. If you think that you may have been illegally discriminated against based on your status as a parent, you should assess the details of what took place and go over your options.

How are employees discriminated against in the workplace?

Every single day, people are subjected to discrimination at work. In some instances, this discrimination is against the law and victims can take steps to hold offendors responsible. If you suspect that you have been targeted by unlawful discrimiation in Washington D.C., it is crucial to take action at once. Furthermore, by reviewing some examples of illegal discrimination, you can have a better idea of which actions are against the law and may notice violations at your place of work.

What constitutes unlawful age discrimination?

As an employee, you may have all sorts of concerns at work, whether you are worried about completing a project on time or have a considerable amount of stress due to a heavy workload. If you work in Washington, D.C., or another part of the country, you should not have to suffer because of illegal discrimination based on your age. In order to address any occurrences of this discrimination, it is important to understand what constitutes unlawful age discrimination.

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