Employee Rights

What Behaviors are Considered Criteria for a Hostile Work Environment?

A hostile work environment is generally characterized by behaviors or conditions that create an intimidating, offensive, or oppressive workplace atmosphere. It’s important to note that the specific criteria for a hostile work environment can vary by jurisdiction, and legal definitions can differ.

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What is Quid Pro Quo Harassment?

Quid pro quo harassment is a form of workplace harassment that occurs when a person in a position of authority, such as a supervisor or manager, demands sexual favors or engages in unwelcome sexual advances in exchange for favorable treatment or to avoid negative consequences in the workplace.

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How do you Prove Wrongful Termination?

Proving wrongful termination can be challenging, as it often depends on the specific circumstances of the case and the applicable employment laws in your jurisdiction. However, there are several steps you can take to build a case if you believe you were wrongfully terminated:

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TWC vs EEOC How to File and What to Say

When it comes to employee rights and protections, two organizations that frequently come to the forefront are the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Although these organizations have somewhat overlapping mandates, their scope, jurisdiction, and processes differ significantly.

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