Year: 2022

3 common myths about employee misclassification

An employer can classify people who work for him or her as employees or as independent contractors. There may not be much difference between the two in the work they do on a daily basis. The difference is that employees have certain rights that independent contractors do not. Sometimes employers classify workers incorrectly, possibly without…

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Is bullying the same as harassment?

You expect supervisors and co-workers at your place of work to treat everyone fairly and respectfully. However, many workplaces experience issues with bullying, which can involve harsh language directed toward staff. While bullying makes a work environment highly unpleasant, it does not always rise to the level of a hostile work environment. This guide can…

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Preventing harassment as an employer

As an employer, you have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace for your employees. This means protecting them from harassment on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, religion and other protected statuses. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission explains what you can do to prevent harassment in your workplace and why it is…

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