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Tag Archives: Workplace Harassment

Discrimination In The Tech Industry: Is There An App For That?

By Robert S. Norell, P.A. |

Employment discrimination based on gender, race, and other protected factors can exist in any industry, however, certain industries tend to favor certain types of employees. Whether that favor is intentional or not, it can often lead to unlawful discrimination or harassment against certain demographics in the workplace. The tech industry has traditionally been dominated… Read More »

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A Look At Gender Equality In The Workplace

By Robert S. Norell, P.A. |

March is Women’s History Month in the United States–a time to recognize great accomplishments of women, many of which take place in the workplace. The rights and protection for women in the workplace have increased substantially over the past decades with anti-discrimination measures and other laws enacted on both the federal and state levels…. Read More »

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Discrimination Can Occur Against Majority Groups

By Robert S. Norell, P.A. |

When most people think of racial discrimination in the workplace, they tend to think of discrimination against minority groups. In addition, when you think of discrimination based on gender, you likely first think about discrimination against women. However, while the two above examples may occur more often, it is important to remember that employment… Read More »

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What Constitutes Unlawful Workplace Harassment?

By Robert S. Norell, P.A. |

Many workplaces involve many different kinds of people spending a significant amount of time in close proximity to one another. Some individuals will likely have conflicting points of view, may snap at one another, or may look down on certain employees for a variety of factors. For this reason, it is only to be… Read More »

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Retaliation For Whistleblowing In Florida

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In addition to the law protecting certain employees from unlawful discrimination and harassment, employees deemed to be “whistleblowers” are protected from retaliation by their employer. A whistleblower is someone who discloses information regarding unlawful, dishonest, harmful, or otherwise wrong activity by someone within their employment organization. Protecting whistleblowers is critical to ensure that individuals… Read More »

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Religious Harassment and Discrimination In The Workplace

By Robert S. Norell, P.A. |

Religion has become a hot button issue in 2016, especially with the escalating presidential race. Many people in the United States have spoken up and shown intolerance of certain religions both online and in protest. However, no matter how tense religious relations may become, an employer should never allow such tensions to enter the… Read More »

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New Anti-Discrimination Bill Proposed in Florida

By Robert S. Norell, P.A. |

Now that the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has declared same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states in June, many people have touted that the LGBT contingency in the United States now has “equal rights.” While that may be true in terms of marriage, LGBT individuals in many states–Florida included–do not have… Read More »

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