As employees age, they can find it hard to secure gainful employment. Along with employers not desiring to hire them, they may also face discrimination from some employers or management due to their age.
There are many valid reasons to leave employment that is just not working out for you. In particular, someone working in a stressful, unpleasant environment will usually begin thinking of quitting.
As a medical office administrator in Milwaukee, you pride yourself on your ability to stay cool and calm in the face of adversity. Your job requires you to multitask and meet tight deadlines while maintaining the highest standards. Though your employer pays you, it might not be enough to fairly compensate you for the high levels of stress that come with the position.
Let us say that at your place of work you are having issues with someone making unwelcome advances. This person is highly placed in the company, and you are afraid to say anything because she has the power to demote you, or even fire you.
In your later years, you may become next in line for a position you have long wanted. However, your supervisor may inform you that an employee half your age and relatively new to the company has been selected instead.
Online harassment is a prevalent problem. According to Pew Research, 40 percent of people who use the internet have experienced online harassment. Does this apply to you? Do you know who is causing it?
If you have been injured on the job, it is important to consult with an experienced work injury attorney to help you receive the compensation that you may be entitled to under workers' comp laws. If you company employs three or more employees, you are generally entitled to some form of compensation for any work-related injury. According to data compiled by the National Academy of Social Insurance, these are among the top workplace injuries on an annual basis:
Contracts that prevent employees from working at an employer's competitor in the future are becoming more common in many kinds of professions. Agreements not to compete, called noncompetes, can also prohibit former employees from seeking out business from former clients. These contracts are a relatively simple way for companies to protect business interests.
It can happen in a subtle manner or what you think may be an overt action against you. The problems at work have increased after you lodged a complaint about someone who has power over you at work. Now, your career or position at your company is suffering.
Every employer should be familiar with wage and hour laws set by the US federal government, as well as state and local laws. Wage and hour laws protect workers' rights. The law states the minimum amount a worker can earn per hour and the maximum hour that a worker can be expected to work in a day. The law also provides rules for overtime pay, break time regulations, tips, pay periods, direct deposit, paycheck deductions and weekend pay.