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Help! My Boss Is An Abusive Jerk

Help! My Boss Is An Abusive Jerk

AOL reader questions asked and answered about boss problems

If your boss is abusive, do you have any options? While workplace bullying isn't illegal, you may have some legal claims if you're in a hostile work environment Read More »

Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson Surviving Doesn't Mean You Can Say Anything At Work

Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson Surviving Doesn't Mean You Can Say Anything At Work

First Amendment has no power in the workplace

Phil Robertson survived the brouhaha over his public anti-gay and racist comments. Would you? There's no freedom of speech protection at work. Read More »

HR Wants To Meet! What Do I Do?

HR Wants To Meet! What Do I Do?

How to prepare when you get the call to meet with HR

You get the call or the email and your heart sinks. HR wants to meet with you. Don't panic! Here's how to prepare for that dreaded meeting with HR. Read More »

Bullying In The Workplace: Does It Need To Be Outlawed?

Bullying In The Workplace: Does It Need To Be Outlawed?

WASHINGTON -- Margaret Fiester is no shrinking violet, but she says that working for her former boss was a nightmare. "One day I didn't do something right and she actually laid her hands on me and got up in my face and started yelling, 'Why did you do that?' " said Fiester, who worked as a legal assistant for... Read More »

California Waitress Sues Over Skimpy-Uniform Requirement

California Waitress Sues Over Skimpy-Uniform Requirement

Waitresses dressed in skimpy outfits may be the rage at the moment, but a food server in Southern California has put her foot down, suing her former employer for sexual harassment and for requiring her to wear short, plaid skirts while working. Courtney Scaramella, who worked at O'Hara's bar in Los... Read More »

EEOC To Seek Rehearing In Trucker Harassment Case

EEOC To Seek Rehearing In Trucker Harassment Case

By Ryan J. Foley IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission planned Monday to ask a federal appeals court to reconsider a ruling that could hurt its ability to pursue class-action discrimination lawsuits on behalf of workers in the Midwest. Read More »

Man Sues Chicago Car Dealership For 'Hanging Wedgie'

Man Sues Chicago Car Dealership For 'Hanging Wedgie'

Discuss among your friends the trials and tribulations they've faced at the hands of a car dealer and chances are at least one of them will mention being ripped off -- paying too much for a car or service. Read More »

Deputy Sheriff Fired For Allegedly Attacking Her Girlfriend's Lover

Deputy Sheriff Fired For Allegedly Attacking Her Girlfriend's Lover

A Pennsylvania deputy sheriff has been fired for allegedly attacking the girlfriend of her former lover. The dismissal of 33-year-old Jennifer M. Roberts from her post in the Luzerne County police department came about after the members of a dramatic love triangle came to blows. Read More »

The $1 Million Strip Tease

The $1 Million Strip Tease

After suffering through eight years of being harassed by her male colleagues, a British businesswoman wants her final paycheck - $1 million dollars. Haley Tansey is suing her former employer for all the ways she was wronged over the years as a traveling loan manager at a bank. Testimony from her ongoing trial... Read More »

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