Employment Blog

Top 3 Critical Mistakes Employees Make When Filing Cases Against Their Employer
Advice

When your employer has clearly violated employment law, it may seem like an open-and-shut case from your point of view. Unfortunately, the law isn’t that simple. There are plenty of pitfalls along the way to filing and winning a case...

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Radicalization In The Workplace: Rights And Duties In The Private Sector
Advice

The January 6, 2021 assault on the U.S. Capitol revealed a lot about the United States, including the fact that there is far more violent political radicalization in this country than many of us thought. Perhaps you think there’s nothing...

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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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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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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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