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Many of us associate bullying with schoolyard fights and childish name-calling. Bullying, however, is a pervasive problem beyond the schoolyard. It occurs among all age groups, sexes, and social groups. Workplace bullying is described as “any…
Throughout the month of June, the National Safety Council will be highlight the leading causes of injury and death in the workplace, on the road, and in the home as part of National Safety Month. For the kickoff week, the NSC promoted preparedness…
No one should feel afraid to go to work. And yet, for countless workers in Kissimmee, hostile workplaces are a sad reality. Discrimination and harassment can come from employers, fellow employees, contractors on site, or even customers. Regardless…
Recovering from a workplace injury is a difficult enough process. But for some unfortunate workers in Kissimmee, injuries on the job can be made even more devastating when their rightful claim to workers’ compensation is denied. Too often,…
Sadly, scapegoating groups of people amid a pandemic is nothing new. A recent poll found that one in three Americans have witnessed someone blaming Asian people for the coronavirus outbreak. Meanwhile, there has been a surge in hate incidents…
Just as workers have duties they must fulfill as part of their employment, an employer or business also has certain responsibilities to their employees. For one, the employer must ensure the workplace is safe and free from harassment for all…
For years, workers have fought tooth and nail to try and get the rights that they deserve on the job. In doing this, they have helped ensure safer workplaces and guidelines that continue to be improved upon. And this week, North American…
The aftermath of a Florida workplace injury is often a confusing and overwhelming process, with the pursuit of compensation for workplace injuries often leaving injured workers with a multitude of questions about what steps to take in the aftermath…
Most employers respect their employees and treat them fairly. However, there are some employers who believe their powerful position gives them the right to do whatever they want. Workplace discrimination, harassment, and failure to pay fair wages…
A former employee is suing a St. Petersburg gift business for alleged workplace retaliation and other reported labor violations. The lawsuit alleges that Cuppa Inc. failed to pay her for all hours worked and retaliated against her when she lodged a…