Workers in West Virginia and across the country have several reasonable expectations regarding their employment. Among these expectations are a workplace that is free from harassment, allowing them to complete their job responsibilities, and fair treatment in regard to members of the opposite sex. Unfortunately, many workers are victims of sexual harassment and discrimination. Akers Law Offices PLLC is ready to help these victims seek the justice they deserve.
People within this country have a variety of religious beliefs. Regardless of a person's beliefs, however, he or she should be able to complete their job tasks without discrimination. Unfortunately, some people in West Virginia find that they are a target at a workplace when their beliefs differ from co-workers. For example, an out-of-state woman claims that she was fired unjustly because she did not share in the same beliefs as her co-workers and the owner of the company.
There are many people in West Virginia who are diligent and hardworking at their places of employment. Often, these workers are skilled and talented and expect to be rewarded for their efforts through pay and promotions. Unfortunately, an employee with the Associated Press has recently filed an employment law claim, arguing that she was discriminated against due to her age, gender and race.
There are a variety of different users of West Virginia roadways. While most people likely think of traditional motor vehicles such as cars and trucks when they consider using the roads, pedestrians and cyclists have equal rights to safely utilize public roads. Unfortunately, drivers who are not aware of such people in the area can cause a serious car accident. One pedestrian is now fighting to recover from injuries suffered when he was struck by a car.
All patients in West Virginia and across the country expect that their medical records are kept private. This is especially true for employees of hospitals whose records may contain sensitive information that they do not want shared with their co-workers. Unfortunately, one hospital employee from a different state has recently filed an employment law claim, arguing that her medical records were accessed by a co-worker, resulting in hostility and discrimination.
It is almost impossible to visit a city without seeing a Starbucks. Many people in West Virginia flock to them every day for their caffeine fix. Unfortunately, one former employee of an out-of-state shop claims that a customer's harassment made her uncomfortable. Worse, she argues, complaining about the behavior to her supervisor led her to be fired unjustly.