It seems as if the challenging job market is contributing to an increase in discrimination at the workplace. In the 2011 fiscal year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported receiving 99,947 complaints of worker discrimination. That’s 25 more complaints than the previous year and represents a high water mark for the agency’s records. There’s no direct correlation between the downturn in the economy and the up tick in bad behavior, but it’s starting to look like the wrong kind of competition is emerging. For more and help contact cmlaw.com. If you feel that you may have a claim of discrimination in New Jersey employment attorneys can help you.
One possible explanation is that the EEOC has made it easier to research claims criteria on its website and has worked to familiarize more workers about its claims process. That could be encouraging more American workers to file discrimination claims. It’s estimated that up to 66% of claims are judged lacking in cause for action.
If you have trouble making ends meet, it seems that your bills always outpace your paychecks. You may feed that you have no other option but to use payday lenders, which always seem like a good idea at the time. They are always happy to front money in exchange for signing over your next paycheck, but if you miss one payment the late fees and penalties start adding up. When its over you could owe many times more than they originally lent.
If this sounds familiar you might want to speak predatory lending attorneys that specialize in handing these situations. Hobbs Legal advice can help you regain control over your finances and perhaps ensure others are not preyed upon.
What makes it seem so acceptable to discriminate against the obese? Maybe it’s because discrimination is thought of as looking down on someone for something about him or her that cannot be changed. Race, gender, age are all considered permanent conditions, but body weight is not. Obesity is seen as a condition that could be changed by the application of will power. But what if it’s caused by a permanent physical disability?
Often discrimination based on weight is hidden behind feigned concern for health and its attendant costs. It’s never admitted that it’s about appearance. Further, in a culture as competitive as ours, the obese are often accused of failing to exercise enough discipline and self-control. Assumptions formed without evidence are stereotypes. And acting on stereotypes is discrimination.…
The Jubilee Year was observed every 50 years. On that year, all debts were forgiven and contracts resolved. This prevented the concentration of wealth. No one person could accumulate material goods and land to the detriment of the community.…