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- Pennsylvania: Can My Boss Fire Me Because She Doesnít Like Me?
What Pennsylvania law says about why you can and canít be fired.
- Can You Sue Your Boss for Teasing You about Being Gay (Even If Youíre Not)?
Employee is harassed after not acting like a ďmanís manĒ.
- Can You Be Fired for Pregnancy Complications?
Why itís important for expectant mothers to know their rights.
- Chrysler Disability Discrimination
A commissioned salesperson at Nevada-based Liberty Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge LLC, was fired by the company after she notified her employer that she had recently been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
- Is Favoritism at Work Illegal?
When some employees receive favored treatment, itís important to look at why
- Employee Fired for Medical Marijuana Use
Yesterday, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that employees can be fired for using medical marijuana when they are off the clock.
- Invasion of Privacy: Employment Records
Employers come into receipt of many variations of confidential information. This may be by receiving medical documents, disciplinary reports or complaints of alleged misconduct. An employer generally has a duty to safeguard information that is private to the individual employee.
- Employed in Philly? What You Need to Know about City Discrimination Laws
The Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance offers protection you may not be aware of.
- Do Injured Workers Have to Be Treated the Same?
Sometimes two employees may suffer similar injuries but may be treated differently. This may make the worker who appears to receive less favorable treatment believe that he or she is being treated unfairly. However, there are several legitimate reasons why such differences may emerge. Discuss the following issues with an employment law attorney if you would like to know more about your rights.
- Can I Be Fired While on Medical Leave?
Most states and employers are at-will in nature, meaning that an employer can fire an employee for any reason so long as it is a legal reason. While some leave laws protect employees from being fired or give employees the right to take time off work, these protections are not absolute. Whether you can be fired while on medical leave depends on the type of leave that you are taking and other factors.