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- Gender Discrimination Claims
Gender discrimination claims in the employment context are governed by state and federal laws. Rulings from 2012 and 2015 have expanded the interpretations of legislature on the subject.
- Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Illegal under Existing Law, Says EEOC
Federal agency says discrimination against LGBT employees is equivalent to sex discrimination.
- What Are the Consequences to Lying or Omitting Information on a Job Application?
Although some people may be tempted to embellish their resume to make themselves more appealing to potential employers, doing so can come at a significant risk. Lying on an application or resume opens the applicant up to several serious consequences.
- What Are the Legal Consequences for Lying on a Nursing Job Application?
Question: I am a registered nurse in St. Louis, Missouri. My license was probated twice back in 2000 and then in 2003. I completed both probations without further incident. I recently filled out an online application for an RN position.
- Can You Be Fired for Your Social Media Posts?
Certain speech about work is considered protected activity. Believe it or not, talking about your job on social media may actually be a protected activity under federal law.
- Can You Be Fired for Incomplete FMLA Paperwork?
Court decision gives Pennsylvania workers more protection.
- To Hire or Not to Hire: Independent Contractors Versus Employees
Most of the time, hiring an independent contractor for your business is a means of providing a temporary subject matter expert who can provide some measure of unique support. While some businesses do continue to retain employees of this type that have provided vast contributions to an organization this is not usually the case.
- How to File an Unpaid Wage Claim
Individuals who have not received the money that they are due for the work that they have already completed may choose to pursue an unpaid wage claim. This process may be completed through a state agency or a private cause of action.
- How Can I Win an Age Discrimination Lawsuit
As baby boomers represent a higher number of paid employees, the number of age discrimination complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Between the years 1997 and 2007, approximately 16,000 to 19,000 complaints were filed a year. However, the number grew from 23,000 to 25,000 since 2008.
- American Wage and Hour Laws
When it comes to fights with one’s employer, things can be pretty one-sided. Many employees do not know how to fight unfair pay or labor standards, and are afraid to do much for fear of losing their job. So, what are some American wage and hour laws, and how can you go about enforcing them?