The #MeToo movement is about giving sexual assault and harassment victims in Massachusetts
Disclosure is the path to employer-provided job accommodations.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (1990, 2008) mandates that employers provide reasonable accommodations to workers with disabilities who are otherwise capable of performing the essential functions of their jobs. The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) cites the following example of a reasonable accommodation for a worker with serious mental illness:
The #MeToo and Time's Up Now movement is sparking much debate across the country, and your Massachusetts workplace is no exception. But just how prevalent is sexual harassment in companies across the U.S.? The infographic below highlights key findings from a recent CareerBuilder survey.
While popular culture continues to perpetuate the notion that "fit" is preferable to "fat," few people are aware that it's legal in 49 states including Massachusetts to terminate a person for the unforgivable sin of packing a few extra pounds.
From a visionary to a commander, there are different types of bosses. By understanding the leadership style of your manager, you'll be able to work with them better and create a path for success.
When you're negotiating settlement of a Massachusetts employment action, you have much more to consider than just "how much money." There are many non-monetary remedies that can either alone or combined with money bring the parties to agreement. And how money is paid out can also be a good bargaining chip.
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), refusing to rent based on a criminal records is a form of racial discrimination, due to racial imbalances in the U.S. justice, despite the fact that criminal history is not a protected class under the federal Fair Housing Act.