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Businesses need a zero tolerance sexual harassment policy

The days and weeks following a sexual harassment accusation are vital. Businesses need to act in an appropriate manner, not only to stop the sexual harassment that's happening, but also to prevent other instances from happening in the future.

How do I prove a discrimination claim?

Discrimination happens in nearly every human interaction. However, it's a violation of state and federal law when discrimination happens at a Florida workplace. If someone loses out on job opportunities, promotions or suffers other indignities -- just because of his or her skin color, race, religion, gender, national origin, sexual preference or another reason -- that person can seek justice and financial restitution in court.

Different types of workplace discrimination you may experience

As an employee, you are protected by federal law from many types of discrimination that can take place in the workplace. Your employer is responsible for providing you with a work environment that is safe from discrimination, harassment, harm and conflict. Unfortunately, even with federal protections in place, discrimination is one issue that some employees in Miami still experience. To better understand your rights as a worker, you should learn about the different types of workplace discrimination that can occur.

Florida salesman files religious discrimination claim

A Florida car salesman has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against a Nissan car dealership in Lakeland. The suit was filed on March 27. The lawsuit alleges that the car dealership breached the duties of good faith and fair dealing that it owed to its employee when it wrongfully terminated the man on Mar 28, 2016.

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