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- 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.
- Can You Be Fired for Your Political Views?
Political arguments seem to be heating up everywhere, including the workplace. That can lead to some uncomfortable situations, especially if you disagree with your boss or if you hold an unpopular opinion compared to the rest of the companyís workforce.
- Disability Discrimination Complaints on the Rise: What Employees Need to Know
Common ways employers may violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Human Resource Areas Strengthened by Having a Commercial Lawyer
Commercial lawyers are needed to assist all manner of business transactions to include human resource issues that arise. With the assistance of a commercial legal representative, it is possible to strengthen human resource areas that are not possible without this person.
- Age Discrimination (Ageism) in the Health Industry
According to a new report, older people who go to the hospital are at risk for dangerous and potentially deadly medical misdiagnoses as a result of ageism. Ageism is prejudice or discrimination against someone because of how old they are. When doctors unfairly profile people who are 65 or older, it puts them at risk for unsafe medication side effects, medical misdiagnoses as well as unnecessary tests and treatment.
- Age Discrimination in New Jersey
When people think of age discrimination, they tend to think about employers discriminating against elderly employees or job applicants. However, discrimination based on a personís age is unlawful even if the person is young or middle aged.
- New York City Employer and Landlord Alert: Preventing Against Gender Identity Discrimination
Experts estimate that there are more than 25,000 transgender and gender non-conforming people that reside in New York City. As a result, it is very important that New York City employers and landlords become familiar with their obligations when addressing the gender identity of their employees or tenants. The failure to do so can result in hefty fines and discrimination claims brought against offenders.