Hernias are common medical problems where organs or tissues are pushed through weak spots in muscles. While sometimes treatment for such instances are unnecessary, other times, hernias can cause pain and medical consequences. It is possible for patients with hernias to undergo surgery and get treatment for their hernia.
Age discrimination is becoming more of an issue in the workplace as workers are reaching the age of retirement but remaining in the workforce. While the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) made it against the law for employers to discriminate against workers that are age 40 and older, many workers are not clear on the exact rules and their rights.
When you find out that you are pregnant, it can be a very exciting and joyful time for you and your partner. Your excitement should not be dimmed with worries about how your employer will react. With few exceptions, Missouri employers with 15 or more workers cannot legally penalize, directly or indirectly, a worker because she became pregnant. There are situations where a worker's responsibilities may change, but the change cannot be a punishment in disguise.