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How Can an Attorney for Wrongful Termination Help Me
Were you terminated from your job and do you feel that something about it seems wrong or downright unfair? You may have been wrongfully terminated, and a wrongful termination attorney may be able to assist you.  From a legal standpoint, if you were employed by a company with fifteen or more employees, you cannot be […]
Deciding Your Employment Policy When it Comes to Voting this Year
As Election Day draws closer, have you, as an employer, revisited your employment policy with respect to voting or considered establishing them if none are in place?  This may be especially important in the time of COVID-19 where in-person voting may be too risky for the employees.  Generally, employers should always have a plan on […]
Balancing Employee Rights with Employee Privacy During COVID
Have you considered how to balance employee rights with employee privacy during COVID-19? These unprecedented times have raised many interesting and complex concerns. During the COVID-19 pandemic, employees returning to work may have privacy concerns about providing extensive health information to employers. Likewise, employers may worry about balancing employees’ privacy rights against health and safety […]
How We Can Help Our Community This National Crime Prevention Month
Did you know that October is National Crime Prevention Month? Since its inception in the 1980s, this month has focused on ways to prevent and reduce incidents of crime across the United States. This year, several broad themes will be the focus of the month, highlighting different types of crime that may fly under the […]
What You Need to Know About Employee Discrimination During LGBTQ Month
Did you know that, back in 2016, President Barack Obama officially designated June of that year as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender, or LGBTQ Pride Month?  In his presidential proclamation, he urged Congress to continue passing laws to protect LGBTQ people in the workplace. In doing so, he noted that, “no one should live in […]
Gender Discrimination in the Hiring Process
We know that the job interview process can be nerve-wracking and stressful. There are many steps to take to prepare, including updating your resume, making sure you arrive on time for an interview, and being qualified for the position. If you find that you are interviewing for jobs that you are qualified for, however, and […]
Tips to Prevent an Environment that Promotes Ageism
There continues to be a growing epidemic of ageism in the American work environment. It is directed at individuals not because of their gender, potential disabilities, or color of their skin, but due to their perceived age. Unfortunately, this practice can marginalize a critical segment of the population. Although not a new concept for any […]
Does Momism Discrimination Exist in Your Workplace?
Throughout history, women and mothers have received fewer rights than men, particularly when it comes to the workplace. Although we are now in the 21st century, sadly, pregnancy and age discrimination still exists against mothers. Shockingly, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has seen a thirty-five percent increase in the number of pregnancy discrimination charges […]
What are Your Rights to Religion at Work
In 21st-century America, it’s widely known that racial discrimination and other forms of harassment and profiling based on immutable characteristics is strictly prohibited in the workplace. Many people, however, might not be as familiar with religious discrimination, and their lawful right to religion at work. According to the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, employers are […]