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January 2015 Archives

What are some laws against workplace discrimination?

Several federal laws prohibit your employer from harassing you or discriminating against you in Texas as well as anywhere else in the United States. The Federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws have been put into place to make sure everyone has the same chance of being hired to a job and working in a safe environment regardless of race, gender, sex, national origin, color or disability.

Detective claims sexual harassment, retaliation in Texas

Working in an environment where you feel threatened or like an object isn't acceptable. Under the laws in Texas, your employer is required to make sure your work environment is without discrimination or harassment, so you can do your job in peace without worrying about unwanted advances or poor treatment.

You have a right to proper wages in Texas

Have you had to deal with a wage discrepancy after signing a contract with a business you work for? Wage disputes can cause major problems between you and your employer, so it's important to stand up for your rights and for the wage your time is worth. You provide special talents to your employer's workforce, so you don't need to take abuse or have an employer who won't pay you according to the terms of your agreement.

What sexual harassment is defined as in Texas

What is sexual harassment? Is simply calling someone attractive or flirting enough to get you in trouble? The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has defined sexual harassment as unwelcome sexual advances. Sexual harassment also includes sexual favors, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.