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- Can Your Employer Prohibit You from Talking about Your Salary?
Company called out by feds for limiting employee conversations.
- Consequences of Not Disclosing a Felony
Many job applications ask an applicant whether or not he or she has ever been convicted of a felony. Hoping that the employer will not check, some applicants indicate that they have not when this is not true. Making a claim of this nature can cause serious consequences.
- Cross-Examination in Workers' Compensation Cases
Walking through the cross-examination process and what to look for in your case.
- Do You Have a Legal Right to Express Breastmilk at Work? What Nursing Mothers Need to Know
Hourly and salaried employees may have different legal protections.
- Mayor de Blasio Signs New Laws Enhancing The New York City Human Rights Law
New York City recently enacted new laws strengthening the New York City Human Rights Law.
- Huge Retail Chain on the Hook for $187.6 Million for Shortchanging Workers
Employees claim they were forced to work after clocking out.
- Further Illinois Workers' Compensation “Reform” Is Unnecessary and Would Harm Injured Workers
The insurance industry wants cuts in benefits to injured workers, and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner intends to make them. They say that the cost of the workers' compensation program is too high, making the state uncompetitive in attracting business.
- Florida’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act: What Does It Mean for Your Business?
Having an employee sign a non-compete agreement and/or a nondisclosure or confidentiality agreement is one way to protect your company’s trade secrets and confidential and proprietary business information. However, often times companies may not have any agreements with their employees and a business mistakenly believes it has no way of protecting against the unauthorized disclosure of trade secrets or sensitive information.
- Can an Employer Refuse to Hire You Because of Your Weight?
When obesity is – and isn’t – a disability
- Worker Fired for Not Recovering Fast Enough after Surgery
Company sued for violating Americans with Disabilities Act.