June 2017

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Posted by Legal Team On June 30, 2017

Can you be fired based on nepotism?

You’ve been working at a company in San Fransisco for five years. You’ve done a terrific job. Your record is clean and your numbers speak for themselves. Then your boss’s adult child gets a job at the company. He or she starts out slightly higher than anyone…

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Discrimination does play into the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is a complex issue. The standard number being used right now is 80 percent, saying that women tend to make about 80 cents for every dollar that men earn. On the outside, this sounds like a clear case of gender discrimination. While discrimination…

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Posted by Legal Team On June 16, 2017

Uber executive’s role to change significantly after investigation

Uber has been facing accusations of a toxic company culture and sexual harassment. An investigation was carried out to see how the company could improve. That investigation has now concluded, and it looks like big changes are coming for Uber’s chief executive officer (CEO). First of all,…

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Know the signs of workplace discrimination and where to seek help

Whether you’re a server in a small California cafe, a teacher in a public school classroom or a member of a team in a busy corporation, you have the right to expect fair treatment in the workplace. Every person, regardless his or her race, religion, ethnicity or…

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Posted by Legal Team On June 7, 2017

3 myths about sexual harassment

People often don’t like to talk about sexual harassment. As such, there are some prevailing myths about it that continue year after year. Understanding these myths can help you grasp the realities. Below are three common ones to keep in mind. 1. A lot of people make…

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Posted by Legal Team On June 1, 2017

Can your boss cut your pay?

You get a job making $50 per hour. After two years on the job, instead of getting a raise, they tell you they want to cut your pay down to $25 per hour. It’s a massive blow for you to absorb, and you may find yourself wondering…

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