Posts made in October, 2012


What is sexual harassment at work?


Posted By on Oct 23, 2012

Sexual harassment at work. What is it? It’s more than being asked out on a date or interest show by a co-worker or supervisor. Sexual harassment is when the “interested” party does not take “no” for an answer and continues the pursuit, often using inappropriate means. Once you tell the interested person “no”, that should be enough. Continued unwanted contact, unwanted invitations, and unwanted...

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Car wreck: Can you recover for the diminished value to your car? “Yes”. You get hit and its the other guy’s fault. You’re hurt and your auto is damaged. Your car gets “fixed”, but now it’s worth less because of all the damage and “repair” work. It’s never the same. Even if your car doesn’t have a “salvage” title (damaged for more than half its worth), you...

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If you think you are being discriminated against at work, but its not said out loud, how can you tell? For instance, are you being paid equal wages for equal work? For evidence, look at “similarly situated” employees and how they are treated and paid. Look at other employees doing roughly the same level of work, level of experience, education and background. Are they being paid basically the same as you, more or less. Are...

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