A unique case has emerged in the realm of employment law involving none other than Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and his employer, Santa Claus. Rudolph, known for his luminous red nose, has brought forth claims suggesting workplace discrimination and harassment at the North Pole. Using U.S. and Missouri state employment laws, we’ll examine whether his […]
It’s important to understand the types of workplace discrimination, how to recognize it, and when to hire an attorney.
Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Laws, Types, and Recourse in the United States and Missouri
Sexual harassment in the workplace isn’t a simple misunderstanding or minor inconvenience. It violates an employee’s civil rights and can cause severe emotional, financial, or physical harm. Despite decades of legislative action and legal cases, social movements like #MeToo show that these behaviors are still a massive problem for today’s workforce. In the current decade […]
The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee. Employers are prohibited from discrimination based on: Race Color Religion Sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation) National origin, age (40 or older) Disability or genetic information […]
Rent to pay, food to buy, kids in sports, car repairs. You need your paycheck, your health insurance, and your retirement account. And if you are facing discrimination or harassment at work, all of those responsibilities might make you think twice about standing up for yourself. Thankfully, in both Missouri and the United States, there […]