As companies around the country start adopting flextime many employees are wondering what exactly are the advantages and disadvantages of having flextime in the workplace.
With the new federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) changes on the horizon for exempt employees, millions of employees are wondering just what makes an employee exempt or non-exempt.
Federal law, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, prohibits covered employers from engaging in disability discrimination against their workers. It also puts certain additional requirements on employers. One of these is the reasonable accommodation requirement.
There are many different protections the law affords employees. Among these are bans on various types of workplace discrimination.
Sadly, workplace discrimination has the potential to occur in any industry. This includes the health care industry. A survey indicates that one type of such discrimination that might be a particularly big problem in the health care industry in North America is religious discrimination against Muslim doctors.
A worker can be greatly impacted by what shift assignments they are given. Thus, it can be very disheartening for a worker when their employer shows favoritism to other employees in shift assignments, leaving them with less desirable shifts.
The biggest mistake employees make in the workplace when they are having problems at work is their failure to report or complain about it.