Life as a truck driver can be hard. Long hours on highways crisscrossing Wisconsin and the rest of the nation can be boring and sometimes dangerous.
They say that age is only a number and that a person is only as old as they feel. While those things might be true, it is undeniable that ageism in the workplace is on the rise.
Virtually every employee has wondered at one time or another what their employer is thinking. The online publication HR Dive gives human resources professionals information about their industry, while giving the rest of us insight into what employers, managers and the folks in HR are thinking.
The jury was asked to send a message. And that is exactly what they did, the Wisconsin Law Journal reports.
People misunderstand each other. It is simply part of the human condition. But when an HR director misunderstands an employee's use of Family and Medical Leave Act benefits, it can sometimes lead to inappropriate treatment of the worker that can include a denial of FMLA benefits or termination from a job.
Life is difficult; much more so when illness or injury prevents a person from working. Some of the leading causes of long-term disability include arthritis, depression, chronic fatigue, back pain, heart disease, cancer, chronic pain and diabetes.
Harold Camping was an evangelist perhaps best known for his widely publicized prediction that the world would end in October of 2011. When the forecast failed, Camping and his Family Radio sharp drop-offs in popularity and revenue. He died in late 2013, but the radio network continues to broadcast. (Family Radio is aired in Milwaukee on WMWK.)