Employment Blog

5 Signs Your Loved One is Treated Illegally at Work
Advice

A large majority of people rely on their full-time job as their sole source of income; consequently, it’s hard for many to speak up. They’d rather weather the poor treatment than become jobless. With that in mind, someone in your...

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Why Your Employer Can Probably Fire You If You Participated In The U.S Capitol Riots
In the News

  It’s been more than a week since the January 6, 2021 assault on the U.S. Capitol, but the aftermath is still unfolding. For example, as more and more participants get identified, many of them are getting arrested. But what’s...

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What is a Statute of Limitations?
Advice

Statutes of Limitations are laws set by both federal and state legislatures that limit the window of time during which someone can take legal action following an incident. This time window generally starts when the plaintiff’s cause of action accrues...

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What Are Lost Wages, and Why Do They Matter?
Wage and Hour

Choosing to file a lawsuit against an employer is a very difficult decision. But one of the major motivating factors to suing is the prospect of recovering damages. In most employment law cases, a plaintiff can potentially recover the following...

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Can Employers Force Employees To Get A Coronavirus Vaccine?
Medical Discrimination

The coronavirus has been devastating, to say the least. But there has been recent news from pharmaceutical companies indicating promising results from their clinical trials. For example, Pfizer and BioNTech just announced that after completing a Phase 3 study of...

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Job Security: Is A Second Covid-19 Shutdown Coming?
In the News

It has been a tough year for many. The pandemic and subsequent lockdowns that swept the world had drastic effects on the American economy. At this point, many states have eased measures to varying degrees. Some states, such as California,...

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Employee Protections From Emotional Injuries That Occur On The Job
Mental Health

Some jobs are inherently dangerous to a worker’s physical safety. Think working on an aircraft carrier flight deck or in the logging industry. But a seemingly safe job could also be dangerous, especially when the harm comes in the form...

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What Is Workplace Retaliation?
Retaliation

Workers enjoy many legal rights outlined by various federal, state and local laws. However, these rights mean little if employees must suffer retaliation for exercising these rights. Luckily, many of these laws have special provisions that prevent workplace retaliation. Workplace...

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What Is the Ministerial Exception? An Overview
Discrimination

There are many federal laws that provide a wide range of protections to employees against discrimination. Some of these discrimination protections include: Race, national origin, sex, color and religion (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964) Disability (Americans...

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What Is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?
Sexual Harassment

In 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received more than 7,500 complaints of sexual harassment. The scary part is that this is just a fraction of the sexual harassment that takes place in work settings around the country....

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