A local affiliate of the nationally recognized organization Planned Parenthood has been sued for wrongful termination. Although the affiliated office is outside of the Missouri and Kansas area, the implications of the employer's actions and the resulting lawsuit could impact Missouri and Kansas employees.
We see many commercials about kindness. We teach our children about standing up for their classmates. So much of our focus these days is about reaching out to those in need and celebrating good deeds. So why can't we seem to do the same in the workplace?
Sexual harassment at the workplace is an illegal act in Missouri. Employers can be held responsible for sexual harassment or related consequences that happen when the employee is at work. An employer was recently held responsible for the sexual harassment an employee endured in 2009.