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- Child Support Payments
How does an obligation to pay child support impact someone’s right to workers’ compensation benefits?
- Woman Complained About Unequal Pay, so Company Sued Her
What employees need to know about unlawful retaliation
- Advocating for Those Facing Workplace Discrimination
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) was an iconic step in the right direction for the civil rights of individuals with disabilities. Under the ADA, those who had previously been negatively impacted by discrimination in the workplace could benefit from federal protection.
- Fighting Against Employment Discrimination
Employment discrimination, while it can take on various forms and different levels of severity, is always illegal in the eyes of state and federal laws. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ensures that no individual is to be discriminated against in the workplace based on “race, color, religion, sex and national origin.” While the Civil Rights Act has protected employee rights for over 50 years, much remains to be done.
- Advocating for LGBT Individuals in the Workplace
Americans in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Community (LGBT) have fought for and won many rights in the past few years. While individuals in the LGBT community and their allies have made progress, much remains to be accomplished.
- Yes, You Can You be Fired for Your Political Social Media Posts (Sometimes)
What workers need to know about their rights to free speech online
- Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injuries
People often wonder whether there is any difference between a workers’ compensation and a typical personal injury case. While there are numerous smaller or technical differences, there are two major differences, which cannot be minimized.
- What All Tipped Employees Need to Know About Tip Credits
Employee suing over allegedly unfair pay deductions.
- Common HIPAA Violations
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is legislation that provides guidelines and practices for the safeguarding of private medical information. Most familiar to the general public is HIPAA’s Title II, which established national standards for the electronic access and transmission of personal health care information.
- Pregnant Worker Had to Get Boss’s Approval to Use Restroom
Employee awarded $550K for pregnancy discrimination.