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Archive for: June 2013 AM

People with Disabilities More Engaged in the Workplace

WEST ORANGE, N.J. March 8, 2013. New data indicate that people with disabilities are more engaged in the labor force, according to today’s Trends in Disability Employment – National Update, a new monthly analysis issued by Kessler Foundation and the Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire.

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Workplace bullying: Violence, Harassment and Bullying Fact sheet

f you are being bullied at work and need support, you can read this factsheet and go to the Get Help section. If you know or see someone being bullied you can go to the Supportive Bystander FactSheet to find out how to help them.

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Dealing with Discrimination: Tips for Employees

Discrimination and harassment can take a number of different forms. There are broad-sweeping federal laws that prohibit discrimination and harassment against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, pregnancy, and age, among other classifications, in a variety of situations.

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U.S. MILITARY’S ASSAULT PROBLEM AND WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT

On behalf of John A. Klassen, P.A. posted in Sexual Harassment on Thursday, May 30, 2013.Both Minnesota state law and federal law prohibit co-workers from harassing each other. As a result, many, if not most employers have policies in place that are supposed to prevent sexual harassment and provide ways of reporting it and fixing the problem if and when it does occur.

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NAVEX Global Workplace Harassment Benchmark Survey Demonstrates How Organizations are Addressing New and Growing Employment Law Challenges

NAVEX GlobalTM today released its Workplace Harassment Benchmark Survey findings on emerging trends in harassment, retaliation, discrimination and bullying – the most pervasive, people-driven risks in the workplace

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Harassment in the Workplace

I am receiving increasing number of e-mails from employees, complaining about their treatment in the workplace. Some employees complain of rudeness from superiors, or their managers or directors swearing at them, reprimanding them in an abusive manner in the presence of other employees, and in some cases even physical abuse such as slapping or pushing.

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Walmart Accused Of Violating Disabilities Act

Federal regulators are suing Walmart for allegedly looking the other way while an employee with developmental disabilities was sexually harassed by a co-worker for years.

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Disability Harassment: Students

Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) affords all students equal educational opportunities, as well as, equal opportunities to participate in extra curricular activities and prohibits discrimination and harassment in any program or activity of or sponsored by the APS. Disability harassment is a form of discrimination and is prohibited by APS policy and by state and federal law.

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