Nothing is worse than losing your job and thinking that it has to do with your sexual preferences, skin color or gender. Maybe it's your disability that you worry about or you think that because you requested your employer stops harassing you that you've been retaliated against. Whatever the reason is, it's hard to handle when you're terminated from a job unexpectedly.
As a nurse, you likely you love your job. From helping people at their most vulnerable and desperate to working closely with other health care professionals, you enjoy your career and the impact you have on others.
Pregnant women shouldn't have to face any type of discrimination in the work force simply because they decided to start a family or expand their family. For some pregnant women, having to deal with discrimination is an atrocity that they live with at work. These women do have the right to take legal action if they so feel the need.
Age discrimination isn't always as obvious as you may assume. For instance, it's clear that discrimination is happening if a young person and an older worker both come in for an interview, but the company then tells the older worker he or she is too old for the job and hires the younger worker.