Monthly Archives: February 2018

Elder Abuse Rampant in Gwinnett County Nursing Homes

Elder abuse in nursing homes is a growing nationwide problem. Gwinnett County nursing homes are no exception to issues with elder abuse with nearly a third of all nursing homes in the county cited for a federal regulation that could have caused actual harm to a resident. More than half of nursing home workers admit to mistreatment of the elderly living in the nursing homes. Elder Abuse Statistics The National Center on Elder Abuse states that 44% of nursing home residents report abuse of some kind; 95% report neglect to themselves or another resident. Over 50% of nursing home workers […]

Sexual Harassment Claims High in Georgia

Sexual harassment claims have recently become center stage in the news with women coming forward to make legal claims and demand change. In the U.S. sexual harassment in employment, in academia, or by housing management of landlords is illegal. Sexual Harassment Definition The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, EEOC, defines sexual harassment as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, as well as any of the following sexual verbal or physical conduct: Submission to sexual conduct as a term or condition of one’s employment where one feels their employment status is jeopardized Submission or rejection of the sexual conduct is used […]