Employment Blog

National Support for LGBTQ Employment Protection Continues to Grow
Discrimination

According to recent polls released from Gallup, the majority of Americans are in favor of new civil rights protections for the LGBTQ community. Specifically, 53 percent of Americans believe that new laws are needed for LGBTQ people, up 2 percent...

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What You Need to Know as a Gig Worker
Uncategorized

More and more Americans nowadays are beginning to transition into the gig economy, ranging from construction jobs to web development. Rapid development in technology is making it easier to make that transition, and it has led over a third of...

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Non-Disclosure Agreement Abuse in the Workplace
Non-Disclosure Agreements, Sexual Harassment

Nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) have been used to hold corporations accountable for wrongdoing without hurting the liable company’s public image. In the past, corporations used NDAs as a way to protect company secrets or sensitive information. In recent years, though, it...

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The Harsh Realities of Pregnancy Discrimination
Pregnancy Discrimination

As astonishing as the fact may seem, women continue to suffer from pregnancy discrimination even in today’s world. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reports that 31,000 pregnancy discrimination charges were filed between 2011 and 2015. Even worse, this number only...

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The Laws That Did the Most for Gender Equality in the Workplace
Sex Discrimination

In the struggle for gender equality in the workplace, there are several laws in particular that have aided women in the battle. The Fair Labor Standard Act of 1938 ensures that both men and women earn at least a minimum...

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