“Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor; in short, for a sort of life rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying.”
~ Studs Terkel
The work we do influences every aspect of our lives. It the core of our identity, determines our social relations, and financial status. What happens in your place of employment, then, reverberates far behind your workplace.
There’s no legal entitlement to a perfect job and a perfect boss, no obligation for your employer to recognize you for your grit, dedication, ingenuity and contribution, but the law dictates that no one should work in an uncomfortable environment and sets standards relating to safety.
It also prescribes what employees should be compensated for time spent working. Discrimination can come in myriad forms and whenever it rears its ugly head, employees can claim what is rightfully theirs.
Unfortunately, many workers do not know what their rights are in the workplace. Other employees acquiesce to their employer’s mistreatment and dismissal of the law out of fear of being retaliated against. Worse yet, vocal workers can be wrongfully terminated for speaking up and asserting their rights.
More often than not, employers have the resources to quash grievances before they are enlarged, but Peretz & Associates is dedicated to leveling the playing field in the inherent inequalities between well-endowed employers and employees with less resources. You have a job to do and ours is being your staunch advocate.
Know Your Rights
It's been said that knowledge is power, but it's the application of that knowledge that is more powerful. Our foremost goal is to provide the information you need to understand your workplace rights. If you feel there is a disparity and your situation goes uncorrected or is enlarged, you can absolutely count on the informed guidance of Peretz & Associates to right the wrong.