Free Employment & Career Articles

Professional Authors - Professional Articles



Career Advice - How To Deal With Discrimination On The Job


We all know that there are laws both state and federal that do not allow for any kind of discrimination on the job. But we also know that no matter what it does go on. It can be discrimination based on race, color, religion, age as well as sex. No matter what the laws state, you may still run into these situations and here are a few ideas on how to handle a situation that might come up while you are working.

The first thing you should always do is make sure that you have read all of your jobs policies pertaining to discrimination that should be found in your employers handbook. A lot of employers will list their policies in these so that the information is available to everyone who works there. These policies should also explain to you how to go about reporting cases of discrimination.

If you feel you have a solid case of discrimination you should take the issue immediately to your supervisor. If your supervisor is not available or can't handle the situation then you need to either go to the personnel office or your human resources department. You need to make sure that they are aware of the situation so they can investigate your complaint and then take action against it.

If you find that you are not getting the help that you should get from your employer you may have to step outside of the boundaries of your employment and go to your states Department of Labor. Here they will be able to supply you with official forms that you can fill out and file a claim against the employer.

You will need to give them all the needed information, especially witnesses that can back up your complaint. The Department of Labor will then take it upon themselves to do an investigation into the accused misconduct on the part of your employer.

If this is not good enough, then you can take it a step further by taking your complaint to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or EEOC. You will need to give them all of your contact info, your employers contact info, a description of what the violation is a long with the date that it happened. They then will go a head and perform their own investigation of the complaint themselves.

You might also consider contacting a lawyer that specializes in law dealing with employment and the rights of employees. They can not only give you sound advise they can also help you fight for your rights and can be your representative in court should it go as far as to need a hearing.

Note: If you are wanting to get the EEOC involved you will need to let them know of the complaint within just 180 days of when it happened or they will not be able to help you, so it's important that you don't procrastinate. Also, if you happen to w



Comments
Post has no comments.
Post a Comment




Captcha Image






BLOG TAG CLOUD
stress paid to work good employment character reference your future subordinate co-worker drugs paperwork finding employment work schedule change refreshed nice shirt eat right boss know grammar errors income new job personal issues career help employment office work load getting fired parolees job title negotiable taxation issues annoys jobseeker help job description parole officer healthy dinner handbook sexism environment former employer employer unemployment benefits skills shops scammers friends personal information job interview employment tip professional job interview dress nice personal goals good documentation be prepared management tips foreign exchange market be positive unemployment lines research shock rent previous employer weaknesses job help tax money professional conduct resigning previous employment vacation time gossip housing list company policies human resources tips upset boss foot in the door vending machine religious discrimination agism policy alcoholism interests addiction interview boss employment advice photo own work family life career career path proper manner misconduct earned vacation time vacations fear churches volunteer work hat job unemployed appeal letter duties list complaint prison training salary lawyer self employed person hobbies pride lawsuit bad mouth union questionnaire money confident job seekers career center police pink slip office gossip relaxed confidence deadline issues strengths work production legitimate company relocation fix problems prison library time off enjoying work smile feeling better black marke talk to boss stressful comfortable supervisor big bucks schedule employee benefits family issues answering questions different people politeness lunch break job position manipulation work place spelling errors recruitment agency management work programs job performance orientation secretive quit job job advice prospective employer career change company policy finances investigation work recommendation employment GED programs job satisfaction coping emotions valued employee co-worker sabotage candlestick patterns procedures job policies screened out job reference resentment personal freedom disabilities attorney workplace happy worker distrust new skills soup addiction counseling fight discrimination great job reference fair pay employee maps schools career tips finding a job mortgage taking credit job search honesty lazy boss job interview tips personal time employment tips values staff management tips good references cover letter qualification personnel department dissatisfied employee can of worms honest opinion local papers.job decision making worries work force job search.personal credibility nice pants job application annoying co-worker difficult people new employee scams sleep follow instructions feel good interview tips important credit card information business bureau embezzlement qualifications interview preparation angry feelings unemployment drivers licence alcoholic anti-discrimination policies website self-control work abilities forex trading strategies productivity pay attention cragslist car payments staff management job skills giving attention employment ad being unreasonable recommendation job references samples of work social security number quit currency trading moving state job management volunteering pleasant working environment quality time sadness ID fired guidelines lunch potential employer family getting credit work record religious holidays knowledge Al-Anon AA children problems accommodation secured server personal paying attention angry boss company website get the job done showing respect hate job co-workers benefits claims professional levels empathy improve conditions interview advice employment history online job application behavior social security login equal professional references friendly job discrimination forex trading love job current boss passion new boss self employed find work job market sandwiches work area first day job hunting specific directions work timetable losing your job jobsearch mp3 player employee hours business management former employers fellow employee federal jobs personal problems temptations hr diplomacy hackers violation become important look for a job employees eye contact flexibility opportunity work environment help job seeker life changing special instructions intelligence negotiation work hours job annoying fellow employee information feel valued fellow employees negotiate annoying employee update resume dealing with boss career advice professional objectivity dispute resolution work schedule interviewers interview questions respect jobs emergency employment references correct information work scheduled changed friction unemployment claim self employed taxes interview tips state department resume contributions job candidates minimum wage personality human resources candidates quitting job background check employers experience right person smiling arrogance



Copyright 2016 - Free Info Site Enterprises
Privacy Policy  |  Copyright Policy  |  Website Use Policy  |  Non Endorsement Policy  |  Contact Us  

Business Blogs
Business blogs