Category Archives: Employment at will

Discrimination against Smokers May Rise with New Health Care Law

The new health care law, recently upheld by the Supreme Court, may lead to more employers weeding out smokers.  Under provisions that go into effect in 2014, smokers can be charged more for their health insurance.  Employers that pick up a big portion of their employees’ health insurance premiums may decide to factor smoking into...
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Bullying Rampant in the Workplace, Survey Shows

A study published by CareerBuilder reports that a large proportion of American workers have been bullied on the job. Most reported bullying by an immediate or higher up boss, while others cite coworkers and customers as the antagonizers. An interesting aspect of the survey breaks down the type of conduct included in bullying. Some were...
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