Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Written by Mart Gil Abareta

At present, sexual harassment cases continue to be one ofrepparttar biggest problems that press every country. It has become so rampant even within one’s own home and family. Andrepparttar 140230 workplace is not an exemption for these cases to happen. In fact, lots of sexual harassment cases inrepparttar 140231 workplace have been documented and it continues to rise at a fast rate each year. Employees have to know that there are laws and company complaint procedures that they can use to protect themselves from sexual harassment.

In legal jargons, sexual harassment refers to any undesirable sexual conduct inrepparttar 140232 workplace that produces an unfriendly and unpleasant working atmosphere. In real life cases, this behavior varies from repetitive offensive or ridiculous jokes to a workplace filled with disgusting pornography to an apparent sexual attack. Sexual harassment is being considered as an equal opportunity misdemeanor because its victim/s can either be men, women, gays or straights.

If you’re experiencing harassment at work, you can do several things to protect and defend yourself. First, you can just simply tellrepparttar 140233 harasser to stop. Ifrepparttar 140234 latter ignores your request, you can write a short letter that demands an end to that conduct. When this method doesn’t work again, make your complain withinrepparttar 140235 company through your manager and/or supervisor and documentrepparttar 140236 whole thing. The Supreme Court ofrepparttar 140237 United States declares that workers who fail to utilizerepparttar 140238 complaint process ofrepparttar 140239 company will most likely lose in court if he’ll not formally complain torepparttar 140240 company.

Four Tips to Save You Money in a Divorce Case

Written by Scott Morgan

1. Have an Clear Written Fee Agreement

Most experienced and effective divorce attorneys charge byrepparttar hour and require an advance retainer (or deposit) that is paid atrepparttar 140107 beginning ofrepparttar 140108 case. Fees and expenses will be charged againstrepparttar 140109 retainer until it is exhausted, at which pointrepparttar 140110 client will be responsible for any additional sums incurred.

Clients will sometimes seek an attorney who will represent them on a flat fee basis, thinking that this will save them money. The problem with this arrangement is thatrepparttar 140111 attorney has no incentive to do anything beyondrepparttar 140112 bare minimum. The client often feels like his case is being ignored,repparttar 140113 attorney often feels likerepparttar 140114 client is intentionally trying to take up as much of his time as possible, and they may both be right.

Whether you hire a lawyer on an hourly or flat fee basis, it is extremely important that you get a written fee agreement that makes clearrepparttar 140115 terms ofrepparttar 140116 representation, including whether any retainer is refundable, how often you will receive statements,repparttar 140117 attorney’s hourly rates, etc. You should get and keep a copy of this fee agreement.

2. Don’t Mistake Your Divorce Lawyer for Your Therapist

Divorces are extremely emotional. Because your divorce attorney is (or at least should be) firmly in your corner, talking to him can be a very reassuring experience. This person understands your side ofrepparttar 140118 situation and it feels good to talk to someone who seesrepparttar 140119 righteousness of your position. Because it makes you feel better you get intorepparttar 140120 habit of calling often, almost daily.

Unless you have more money than you know what to do with you should avoid falling into this trap.

Remember that every time you call your lawyerrepparttar 140121 clock is ticking and you are getting billed byrepparttar 140122 hour. Think of it as a very expensive cab ride. As soon as you get inrepparttar 140123 cab,repparttar 140124 meter starts running. It worksrepparttar 140125 same with a lawyer, as soon as you are onrepparttar 140126 phone with himrepparttar 140127 meter is running and you are getting charged.

This does not mean you should never communicate with your lawyer. Onrepparttar 140128 contrary, you should communicate with your attorney anytime you need legal advice on your case. But before you pick uprepparttar 140129 phone make a list of questions or issues you want to discuss and limit your conversation to these points without wasting time ranting aboutrepparttar 140130 unfairness ofrepparttar 140131 situation.

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