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- Gender Studies Expert Witness on Sexual Assault and Discrimination Cases
Sexual assault and sexual discrimination are rampant in the United States due to a lack of understanding of both genders and how these issues affect the targets. The attitudes and belief of what is considered assault and discrimination is severely confused, and this has led to even the most morally outstanding person confused about what these subjects mean.
- Can Your Employer Ever Force You to Undergo a Medical Exam?
Is it OK for your boss to require you to get a yearly physical? Can your employer insist that you supply medical documentation proving that itís safe for you to work?
- Workers Without Paid Sick Leave Suffer Mental Distress
Only seven states currently require employers to provide workers with paid sick leave.
- How to Effectively Depose an Economic Expert Witness
Economic expert witnesses may be relied upon in a variety of cases. They may help determine the amount of damages that an architectural defect caused, how much income a personal injury victim will suffer because of the injury or devise the lost expected business revenue due to a breach of contract, among many other tasks. For one side to effectively depose the opponentís economic expert, he or she should consider doing the following,:
- Is Drug Addiction a Disability? Yes and No
Recovering addicts may be entitled to protection under federal law
- Vision Discrimination in the Workplace
Vision impairments including blindness are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
- Terminated for Medical Disability: Is It Wrongful Termination or Discrimination?
Being terminated due to a disability may be unlawful and could lead to a civil suit against the employer. The circumstances of the termination, the disability and the employee are crucial in understanding if there is a case to pursue against the company when being fired.
- Woman Says She Was Forced to Take Unpaid Leave During Pregnancy
Police officer who was five months pregnant claims she was unfairly denied light-duty work.
- What Topics Should an Employee Handbook Cover?
An employee handbook should include various topics to ensure the person hired is aware of numerous concerns at the jobsite as well as employee-related matters. This may include details of the hire, the job itself and similar items so the person understands what he or she is dealing with, and there is often a section to sign the handbook which may constitute the document as a contract.
- Workers' Rights While on Maternity Leave
Before a worker becomes pregnant, they should take the time to learn about their rights regarding maternity leave and the use of company-provided health benefits for pregnancy and childbirth-related medical needs.