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Sexual harassment at work: How to identify the signs

Sexual harassment is a type of workplace behavior that (1) is sexualized or sexual in nature and (2) makes someone feel uncomfortable. Whether verbal or physical, a court might construe a specific behavior -- especially if it is repeated -- as sexual harassment and take action to protect the victim. When evaluating a case, courts generally classify sexual harassment into two primary types: quid pro quo and hostile work environment.

Unpaid overtime claims can be defended against

As an employer in the state of Kentucky, it is likely that dealing with employee disputes will be faced from time to time. While many processes and regulations can be put in place in order to minimize the number of employee disputes that arise, it is unlikely that they will ever be prevented completely.

How your company can prevent age discrimination

Age discrimination is a serious issue that plagues thousands of elder Americans every year and Fayette residents are no exception. There are laws in place that prevent employers from discriminating against employees or potential employees based on their ages. With that, we have put together some tips your company can follow to help prevent age discrimination.

How can my company prevent sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment has been an issue in the workplace for decades. The majority of instances involve women being harassed by their male counterparts or superiors. As the battle against sexual harassment continues, there are plenty of things you can do as a company to prevent it from rearing its ugly head.

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