Florida has more than its share of immigrant workers, both legal and illegal. Because of cultural and language barriers, immigrants are often victims of employment abuses such as wage-and-hour law violations and other illegal workplace behaviors perpetrated by employers.
When most people think of workplace sexual harassment, it often takes the form of male to female harassment. But sexual harassment can be between coworkers of any gender, and can include any unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature.
For decades, "The Price is Right" has been one of America's favorite television game shows. For many fans, one of its appeals is that the show is both entertaining and wholesome. Apparently, though, behaviors backstage do not always match what viewers see.
Earlier this week, we began a discussion about bullying in the workplace. While schoolyards are full of bullies, some of those bullies grow up to continue their behavior in the workplace. A government study claims that employees are bullied in 25 percent of US workplaces.
Nearly all of us have been forced to deal with a bully at some point in our lives. In most cases, our traumatic incidents were limited to the schoolyard. The idea is that most children eventually outgrow the need to bully other people. Unfortunately, that isn't always the case.