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- New Administration and LGBT Workplace Protection
Even before the new administration took office in January, there has been concern over the future of the 2014 federal order that provides workplace protection rights to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
- What All Employees Should Know About the ADA
How Disabilities Are Covered Under Federal Law
- Americans With Disabilities Act
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is a civil rights law prohibiting discrimination against disabled individuals in every aspect of public life.
- Employee Discrimination
Anyone who has felt the sting of discrimination knows the injustice of the act is unlike any other. Discrimination can leave a person bewildered, uncertain of themselves, and disheartened.
- What Does the ADA Require for an Employment Accommodation?
The federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides protections for disabled workers. One of these protections include providing a reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees.
- Layoff Laws that Protect Employees
Being laid off from a job can be one of the most stressful events a person can undergo in life. A loss of work and income can be emotionally difficult, financially burdensome, and present a variety of issues for an employee and his or her family.
- Worker Adjustment And Retraining Notification Act
The Department of Labor’s Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) requires employers to notify workers of company closings or layoffs 60 days in advance.
- Wal-Mart Protecting LGBTQ Employees
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has recently joined the ranks of other large, influential companies striving to promote equal rights for their LGBTQ employees.
- Wrongful Termination – My Boss Fired Me, but Is It Considered "Wrongful Termination"?
Wrongful termination is a specific legal term that does not apply to every situation involving terminating an employee. In many instances, firing an employee is legal. For many situations, an employer does not need to give a reason for a firing. However, in some circumstances, wrongful termination arises and an employee may be entitled to certain damages.
- Representing Victims of LGBTQ Discrimination in Pennsylvania
While The Civil Rights Act currently does not include individuals in the LGBTQ community, two state laws in Pennsylvania have been passed which make LGBTQ discrimination illegal for state employees and contractors.