Are you a part-time worker who feels treated differently, even if it is subtle, from your full-time counterparts? Employer and employee discrimination against part-time workers is a real thing, but there is not much written about it compared with discrimination on the basis of age, gender or sexuality.
Being terminated from a job is a difficult position for anyone to be in. When that termination is one that you consider a wrongful termination or one that meets the requirements for a wrongful termination, the effect can be even more devastating. Former Florida A&M coach Clemon Johnson has recently filed a lawsuit against the university to take a stand against what he calls a wrongful termination.
Seeing an employer bypassing safety guidelines or doing something illegal is troubling to many employees. In some cases, those employees might be wondering if they should speak up or just keep quiet. Some employees might wonder if they are going to get into trouble if they speak up. We want employees to know that they have special protections if they speak up against an employer who is doing something illegal.