A lot of workers don't know their rights to overtime pay -- which some employers use to their advantage.
What do you do about an employee who is always calling in sick or showing up late due to one health problem or another?
Whistleblower laws are there to protect employees when they come forward to do the right thing. The people who put their jobs on the line, to tell the truth, should be free from backlash, but that is not always true.
The days where an employee could expect to work for the same company his or her entire life are long gone. Unfortunately, companies change hands or go out of business. Layoffs happen. Downsizing and restructuring can also shuffle people out the door unwillingly.
Did one of the top executives of Magic Leap, the mystery company that burst onto the tech world with plans for augmented reality devices, try to squeeze the firm for money with threats of a discrimination lawsuit?