Who doesn’t want to lose a few pounds or wish they could be a little taller? These desires are completely understandable. However, what if something like this directly influences the amount of pay your employer offers you? Employers may try to deny this connection, but studies have shown otherwise.
Service animals – typically trained dogs – that help people with physical disabilities are a more common sight in public places such as restaurants and retail stores. But they are occasionally seen in workplaces, too.
Most members of minority groups have experienced the uncomfortable and humiliating feeling of discrimination. It might happen on a public street, in someone's home or even at work. While it's illegal for an employer to discriminate based on race, gender, age, religion, nationality and other factors, that doesn't always stop it from happening.
Sex discrimination is generally defined as the act of treating an employee differently based on their sex.