Harassment and discrimination are two things no worker should have to deal with. In today's economy, work can be a struggle for many and continued employment should not have to depend upon suffering through or tolerating illegal behavior. In the Michigan workplace, sexual harassment is a real problem and can make going to work a horrendous experience for the person on the receiving end. Moreover, sexual harassment can present real problems for employers who want to ensure their workplace is safe, positive and productive.
Out of all the illnesses that a person can get, one of the most widely-feared is cancer. Whether the source of cancer is hereditary, due to workplace illness or just something that has seemingly come out of nowhere, this disease can make it nearly impossible to earn a living. Consequently, those who are faced with a sudden cancer diagnosis may want to make an appointment with a Michigan Social Security Disability attorney.
Most workers who are parents probably remember taking some time off of work when their new son or daughter arrived. Typically, pregnant woman take a certain time off, often 12 weeks, following the birth of a child; this time off is an entitlement for most Michigan workers under the Family Medical Leave Act. The FMLA, though, has many important functions and is used by employees for much more than pregnancies and welcoming a new child. Those wanting to know more about their rights under the FMLA can speak with a Detroit employment law attorney.