At the end of June 2019, a new law came into effect in Kentucky called the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act. This established additional rights for pregnant employees that can make their work experience easier.
Sexual harassment allegations can happen in any industry. Both men and women can be harassed, accused or falsely accused. It's important to remember that this happens everywhere and not to assume anything. People need to know their rights in various industries all over the state.
Gov. Matt Bevin has signed into law the Pregnant Workers Act, making Kentucky the 25th state to enact laws to protect the rights and health of pregnant women and new mothers on the job.
All employees should be treated fairly and based on the effort they put into their role. The law in the United States tries to make sure that no employee has to suffer discrimination for any unfair reason, and because of this, there are several different laws that have been put in place.
If a dispute has arisen between you and your employer, you may want to take action in order to restore justice, but it is likely that you are wary of undergoing a stressful and time consuming legal battle. If you still feel that you have not got the settlement that you deserve, it is important to not back down and understand that there are several options for you to consider.
If you witnessed or experienced what you believed to be sexual harassment in the workplace, you will have undoubtedly felt upset, angry and that you needed to take action. The most obvious thing to do in a situation like this is to report what you witnessed to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
In an office setting, the policy can be clear — no touching in the workplace. But when your workplace is your client's home or room and your duties include providing personal care to them, those lines are blurred and ineffective. After all, touching your client is part of your job description. It can't be avoided, and therefore, is subject to misinterpretation by the clients.
Age discrimination is illegal in Kentucky and throughout the country. People can be discriminated against due to their age at restaurants, stores or any other public place. It is also illegal to discriminate against someone due to their age when it comes to their employment. So, what are some signs of workplace age discrimination to be on the lookout for in Fayette?
People who work usually don't put in the hours because they are bored and want something to do. Instead, they want to support themselves and be able to pay their bills. Unfortunately, some individuals do what they are supposed to do at work and aren't paid their due wages when it is time to get paid.