Many prospective Winston-Salem homeowners choose to purchase newly constructed homes. They do so in hopes that it will give them years of problem-free living that buying an older residence can't afford them. What many prospective homeowners don't realize though is how common construction defects are with newer homes. They can take a great deal of time and cost a lot to address.
The #MeToo movement has led to more women coming forward to report sexual harassment and even assaults by men who have the power to control their professional futures. A recent survey, however, has revealed a negative impact of the movement. The fear that it's instilled among some men has made them afraid to have one-on-one interactions with female subordinates.
Women everywhere hold back on their pregnancy announcement. Have you? You might do so because you know your employer and coworkers could treat you differently after they know.
Don't make the mistake of thinking that sexual harassment in the workplace always has to have a major, obvious event -- like your boss asking for sexual favors in exchange for a promotion. These things do happen, but many people understand that crossing a clear line like that could get them into legal trouble.
All employees should feel safe while at work. Unfortunately, sexual harassment is alive and well, creating negative work spaces all the time. According to PEW, over 38 percent of women reported being sexually harassed at work.
Workplace sexual harassment isn't always as simple or blatant as a manager, colleague or client making an unwanted sexual advance or proposal. Often, there's a "quid pro quo" element. This usually occurs when the harasser has some type of leverage over their victim.
Attorneys can often avoid legal malpractice claims by simply taking the time to communicate with their clients. An article in one magazine for attorneys says, "Good client communications can be the key factor in bringing a quick end to a malpractice claim or avoiding one altogether."