In this day and age, the notion of workplace discrimination based on weight is inconceivable to many Michigan residents. Unfortunately, it is a problem across the entire United States. Two studies conducted within the past decade reveal a surprising and disturbing pattern in this little known area of workplace discrimination.
There is no denying that women and employment legislation have come a very long way in the executive realm. Despite these ongoing improvements to the nation's employment laws, gender inequality in the executive workplace remains both controversial and concerning.
Equality Michigan, an LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning or queer) rights group is seeking help from the Michigan Civil Rights Commission. This group, and others like it, wants the commission to expand the ban on sex discrimination to protect gender identity and sexual orientation.
In the interests of not giving readers misleading information, the best answer to this question is maybe. The SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) attempts to protect a whistleblower's anonymity, but in some cases, it is not always possible to do so. Taking it a step at a time, here is what you should know about being an anonymous whistleblower against fraudulent securities and trading activity.
Thousands of workplace discrimination cases occur each year. Fortunately, discrimination is against the law and there are steps you can take to hold your employer accountable and ensure that your rights are protected.