Employment Blog

Why Following the ‘Pence Rule’ in the Workplace Is a Bad Idea
Sexual Harassment

In light of recent sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood and beyond, male managers are considering practicing the ‘Pence Rule’ in their workplaces. This misconception could land these men in legal trouble. A variation of the so-known ‘Pence Rule’ was originally...

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Non-Disclosure Agreements in Sexual Harassment Cases—and How Banning Them Could Hurt Women
Sexual Harassment

As acknowledged by many news sources, more and more victims on sexual harassment are speaking up about the maltreatment they suffered from both public and private figures. However, many others are silenced by non-disclosure agreements they signed following a previous...

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Advice from a Sexual Harassment Lawyer to Men in the Workplace
Sexual Harassment

In recent months, the media has shone a spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace, especially in the film and media industry and even in Congress. Consequently, working men throughout the country have been feeling uneasy, trying to remember if...

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Spiggle Law Named One of the Fastest-Growing Firms in the Country
In the News

D.C. metro-based employment law group supporting workers receives Law Firm 500 award The Spiggle Law Firm was recently named one of the fastest-growing law firms in the country by the 2018 Law Firm 500. This award recognizes small law firms...

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Your Rights to Family Leave Could Change
Uncategorized

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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The Real Wants and Needs of Working Dads
Dads at Work

When a child is born, balancing work and family is a challenge most parents face. When trying to aid working parents, people mostly discuss helping workings mothers, but encouraging fathers is equally as important. Assuming that mothers always take on...

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Washington, D.C. Wage Laws
Wage and Hour

Workers in Washington, D.C. enjoy a wide range of employment protections and benefits, such as those concerning workplace discrimination and unpaid wages. For many employees, these protections go unnoticed, as the employer will treat its workers fairly, even if there...

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Maryland Wage Laws
FSLA, Wage and Hour

When workers in Maryland provide services for an employer, they should receive compensation for their labor. This seems obvious, but it doesn’t always happen. Luckily, Maryland workers have a variety of state remedies to rely on to obtain the compensation...

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Virginia Wage Laws
Wage and Hour

When a Virginia worker provides labor services to an employer, the worker should receive full compensation for his or her efforts. In the majority of circumstances, this occurs. But in certain situations, an employer won’t pay its workers what they’re...

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