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Beware of Wage and Hour Law Violations during Coronavirus Shutdown
Many employers are affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Before you choose to reduce hours or pay for your employees, you must consider all relevant federal and state laws. With the coronavirus spreading across the globe, many companies are faced with economic concerns. Employees are being asked to work from home. People have been told to suspend all non-es...

Workplace Discrimination and Harassment
Several federal and state laws protect employees from discrimination on the basis of a number of factors, such as sex or gender, race, color, age, national origin and more. Here are some forms of discrimination that state and/or federal law considers unlawful. Gender Discrimination Gender discrimination refers to discrimination based on sex with respect t...

Are you dealing with Workplace Discrimination?
Workplace discrimination is not uncommon. From age discrimination to religious and gender-related discrimination, there can be different forms of discrimination in the workplace. However, discrimination can also be covert or not so obvious. So, how do you know if you are a victim of workplace discrimination? Age Discrimination Age discrimination is one of ...

Employee Mistreatment
Federal and state labor and employment laws protect employees from mistreatment. Yet there are instances of a few common forms of employee mistreatment. If you believe that you’ve been mistreated by your employer in one or more of these ways, consult an employment lawyer to understand your rights. Failure to meet Minimum Wage Requirements In most pla...

What can an Employment Lawyer help me with?
An employment lawyer can help you with a wide variety of issues related to the workplace and your employment. They can help you understand your rights under the state and federal law and also file a claim, where you can, to protect those rights. Wrongful termination Your lawyer can help you get full and fair compensation, even reinstatement, if your employ...

Laws that may apply if COVID makes an employee feel unsafe returning to work
The employee should carefully consider what accommodations may be needed forsuitableprotective measures, for example, reduced staffing, temperature taking and Plexiglas barriers. The employer should carefully consider each employee’s request. For instance, telecommuting may be a reasonable accommodation, in some cases. A doctor’s note stating th...

Can I file a lawsuit against my employer for discrimination?
The short answer to the above question is Yes. The long answer is, in certain situations, you may sue your employer. These situations include discrimination based on race, gender, religion, age, disability, national origin, or sexual orientation. If you feel you have been treated less favourable based on these criteria, a workplace discrimination or employm...

When does Wrongful Termination Apply?
While ‘at-will’ employment allows the employer to fire an employee at any time, there are instances where a firing can be against the law. If that is the case with your termination, you could potentially be able to keep your job or even sue for wrongful termination. If you are wondering what is considered as wrongful termination, read on. Emplo...

How to record Workplace Harassment?
Most businesses have written policies on discrimination and harassment. Unfortunately, not all companies follow their own policies, leaving workers in the lurch, such that they have to take care of themselves.   If your company isn’t doing anything to stop or prevent harassment and doesn’t even take your complaints seriously, you need to p...

Employee Rights during the Pandemic
Businesses across United States are preparing for the re-opening of the economy, but carelessly put together plans to call back employees could open the floodgates to discrimination claims. Many employers are deliberating whether they should bring their workers back in waves. While it may seem safer to let older workers or employees with compromised immune ...

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