Category: Employee Rights

Why is whistleblowing protection important?

You enjoy protection if you report your employer for safety or legal violation. This protection comes from laws designed to encourage people to help the government make workplaces safer and stop corporate corruption. According to NPR, whistleblowing protections came about because of a need for insider information to stop illegal or dangerous practices. Essentially, authorities…

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Do sexual harassment programs work?

Sexual harassment became a hot topic in employment law during the early ’90s due to the televised testimony during a controversial Supreme Court nomination. The issue came to the forefront again with the emergence of the #MeToo movement in 2017. Many employers have implemented sexual harassment programs to eliminate this problem in their workplaces, but…

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What you should know about religious discrimination

Under Arizona law, your employer must reasonably accommodate your religious practices or beliefs in the workplace. If you experience discrimination, you have the right to file a legal claim. Legal protections Both state and federal laws prohibit discriminatory practices in the workplace based on religion. It is illegal to discriminate in hiring procedures, training protocols,…

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