Sexual harassment is a prevalent issue in the hospitality industry, particularly for housekeepers. As a housekeeper, you are frequently alone in guest rooms. This can lead to predatory visitors taking advantage of the situation. In fact, there is a report that eight out of 10 hotel workers experience harassment on the job. It is important for you to recognize the risks of sexual harassment and how you can avoid threatening situations.
Are you happy in your job? Not everyone is. And it may not be because you don't like your work. Sometimes it's the way you're treated by the people you work with or for who can make you want to look for a position elsewhere. When you're experiencing sexual harassment, every day can be a struggle.
The Family Medical Leave Act, or the FMLA, went into effect more than two decades ago and allows employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid time off in a 12-month period to attend to qualifying personal matters without the threat of losing their jobs.