A work-related injury, no matter how serious, can affect your life. You could be left with medical bills or even the inability to continue working due to an accident on the job. Although your first thought might be to file a worker’s compensation claim, some injuries might not be mere accidents.
Discrimination and harassment can make your work environment completely hostile. If you feel like your coworkers or supervisors at your New York job are harassing you based on your age, gender, race, sexual orientation or any other protected status, then you may be experiencing a disruption in your performance and well as in your overall career path.
Even if you are familiar with the many conditions that can cause an indoor slip-and-fall accident, it's possible that you could suffer a serious injury when you least expect it.
It seems like no matter how many laws are passed, discrimination in the workplace is still a problem for many people. Some forms, such as age discrimination, are even becoming more frequent. Part of the reason for this uptick in age discrimination is the number of baby boomers in the workforce.