What If I Am Discriminated Against?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about interns and discrimination.

What if a new workforce intern gets dirty looks and ignored at work, and they are new on the job, and they know they are part of the Workforce Investment Act Economic Stimulus Training Program. What should they do?

Signed, Discriminated

Dear Discriminated:

Get over it. Dirty looks and ignored? I guess it is possible to be ignored part of the day and get dirty looks the rest, and I can empathize with your feeling of not being welcomed and wanted. However, might it not be better to patiently soak up all the training available than to see yourself as victim?

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