Employment Blog

FLSA Rights That Remote Employees Need to Be Aware Of
Advice

As a result of trying to keep the workplace as safe as possible, remote work has taken off in recent months. For some employers, they merely expanded their telecommuting program. For others, employers are offering their employees the ability to...

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Employment Rights of Washington, D.C. Child Caregivers and Nannies
Advice

Sometimes, Washington, D.C. parents need help taking care of their kids. So they decide to hire a child caregiver to enter their home and provide childcare services. What these parents and caregivers might not know is that in some of...

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Joking vs. Harassment in the Workplace: Where’s the Line?
Advice

Humor provides a way for coworkers to bond with each other and cope with the stresses of work, but coworkers and managers need to be cautious when cracking jokes on the job. There’s a thin line between humor and harassment...

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What is a Statute of Limitations?
Advice

Many are surprised to learn that their legal claims do not necessarily last forever. It can be disheartening for someone who was fired years ago to be turned away by a law firm, but this can and does happen, even...

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What Happens If You Fail An Employer’s Drug Test Because of CBD?
Advice

The last few years have brought about significant changes in how both the law and society perceive the consumption of cannabis. This had led to a lot of confusion about what’s legal, especially with cannabidiol (CBD). One topic in particular...

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Reacting to an Employer’s Rebuttal
Advice

So, you took the important step of hiring an attorney and sending your employer a demand letter outlining the ways your employer wronged you. After a while of waiting, you receive the employer’s response – or rebuttal – and it...

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Commonly Asked Questions About the Surveillance of Telecommuting Workers
Advice

  Working from home has its advantages, but there are some potential drawbacks, including the right of your employer to monitor what you do while on the job. This ability to monitor employees has some limits, which we’ll address with...

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Businesses Incentives Associated with Diversity
Advice

Many business owners are suffering from diversity fatigue, as they think it’s too much of an effort to implement diversity. In fact, businesses with a homogeneous workforce suffer a disadvantage in comparative success to more diverse companies by a quarter...

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What You Need to Know as a Gig Worker
Advice

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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Your Rights to Family Leave Could Change
Advice

Picture this: it is almost your wife’s due date and you need to take paternity leave, or your elderly father has a bad fall and requires long-term treatment. Unforeseeable events like those can occur to any worker, and he or...

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