Many people believe that the national legalization of marijuana for medicinal use is long overdue -- but it has remained a thorny subject even in states where the drug is available to some people because there are no federal protections for users.
In theory, federal law provides protections for working mothers who are breastfeeding. As a nation, we all have an invested interest in making sure that our children are as healthy as possible -- and there's irrefutable evidence that breastfeeding is the best way to give a child a healthy start in life.
You'd never dream of engaging in racial discrimination yourself -- but you'd like to do more. That's where being an ally can make all the difference.
New Jersey actually gives employers a lot of latitude when it comes to workplace drug testing -- more so than many other states. However, that doesn't mean that it's "anything goes" where drug testing is concerned.
Are military veterans treated unfairly by potential employers due to stereotyping?
You know that discrimination is wrong, and discrimination at work is generally illegal -- but are there ever times when it's okay for an employer to insist that an employee speak English fluently or only speak English while on the job?
Despite the fact that it's no longer unusual for a woman to be the major breadwinner in her family -- or even the sole supporter -- there's still a significant gap between what women make on the job and what their male counterparts make. It's about 20 percent -- which translates into billions of dollars in earnings that women across the nation are denied.
If you've reached the age where you think more about your plans for retirement than you do your next career move, you may be looking forward to the stability your age brings to your life at work.
If you use medical marijuana in New Jersey, there's some distressing news you should hear. Despite its legalization under state law, your use of medical marijuana isn't afforded any protections under the state's anti-discrimination laws.
How do you know if you're the victim of racial discrimination at work? An openly racist boss or group of co-workers may make the issue obvious -- but those are rarer than the bosses and co-workers who act in subtler ways.