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Q: Located in Alaska-I work at a union Safeway location. I am 8 months pregnant. I have accommodations in place for a stool

I have had reduced hours for the last several months. My store is currently stating that I cannot work at self checkout due to my stool as it is a "tripping hazard". Are they legally allowed to claim this and use the stool accommodation as a reason for not being scheduled for this... View More

Sara L Bloom
Sara L Bloom
answered on Jan 2, 2024

I would speak to your union if your company is violating the CBA by violating seniority rights. You may also want to contact the Anchorage Equal Rights Commission and/or the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights or EEOC and file a claim for discrimination based on pregnancy or sex. You can... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Alaska on
Q: Do companies have a legal obligation to protect customers from sexual harassment by the company’s employees?

I'm a client which I've been working with a contracting company. One of female managers won't stop flirting with me. She's married too. The manager likes to share their past and current sexual experiences. Do companies have a legal obligation to protect customers from sexual... View More

Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Jun 24, 2023

Sometimes. For good discussion of the issues go to:

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Q: I work for a plumbing company and use the. Ompany phone for personal as well but I have a boss that is not an owner addi

Addicted and is listening to every phone call and messages and my email he has also put a cll filter on he listen to me at my home I also am bisexuality that Noone knows and he found out bye listening and hereinng everything I do even when I take the phone in the bathroom

Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Nov 8, 2022

If you are using the Company phone, the Company probably has a policy notifying you that your use of the equipment is not private. Thus, it is probably not illegal.

You should consider get a personal phone to protect your privacy.

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