Employment Blog

My Employer has Told me That I am Being Let Go and They Asked me to Sign a Severance Agreement. Should I?

Consider having an attorney familiar with employment law review the document. Your employer almost certainly had its attorney draft this to be favorable to the company. Most severance agreements require you to waive almost any rights you have to bring...

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What if My Employer Wants me to Sign the Severance Agreement on the Spot?

Most reputable employers won’t do that. In fact, they may recommend that you see an attorney. Regardless, do not let them pressure you into signing. Ask for at least a couple of days to review it.

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Have I been Wrongfully Terminated?

You have been wrongfully terminated if you were fired because: you are pregnant of your color of your gender of your religion you opposed illegal practices in the workplace you have a disability because you complained about working conditions There...

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is one of the most important governing bodies when it comes to employment law. Learn about EEOC filing requirements, deadlines, and the role the agency could play in your case. Three Things You Can Do...

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Unemployment Benefits

A lawyer can help you prepare for the hearing and achieve a positive outcome, or pursue appeal remedies should you lose. Three Things You Can Do Right Now You should apply. Unemployment hearings are not difficult and many times your...

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What counts as a Hostile Working Environment?

Hostile work environment harassment refers to an unstable or dangerous workplace created when an employee suffers repeated workplace harassment. The harassing conduct unreasonably interferes with the victim’s work performance or creates what a reasonable person would find an objectively hostile or...

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