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April 8, 2019

Can I sue my employer for violating FMLA?

You may have heard of incidents where employees have sued their employers for violations of the FMLA and received large sums in judgment amounts.
March 20, 2019

CA Jury Rejects Discrimination Claim From A Chipotle Employee

Lucia Cortez filed a discrimination claim against Chipotle Mexican Grill. However, a federal judge decided to rule in favor of the restaurant. Lucia said that she suffered a miscarriage while she was at work. She fell into a depression because she had been trying to get pregnant for years.
March 6, 2019

Can A Company Withhold Commission Payment

The Fair Labor Standards Act sets rules regarding overtime and minimum wage payment. However, it does not set rules regarding unpaid commissions. State law dictates whether an attorney can withhold commission payment.
February 26, 2019

Can Employers Withhold Bonuses From Staff?

Getting a bonus at work is always great, especially when you’re in need of extra money. Though it may be assumed that a bonus will always be given, that is not true for every staff member.
February 12, 2019

5 Signs of Age Discrimination

It’s like the saying goes, “Out with the old and in with the new.” Upper management wants to keep up with times and increase productivity, but that could mean the chopping block for you.
January 3, 2019

How To Prove Retaliation In The Workplace

Employees who file a harassment or discrimination complaint are supposed to be protected from retaliation. Employers are not supposed to punish people for exercising their rights.
December 4, 2018

Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Employers are prohibited from discriminating against people based on their disability.
November 20, 2018

What to Do If You Are Falsely Accused of Sexual Harassment

Make Sure That You Cooperate with the Company Investigation
Have you recently been accused of sexual harassment by a coworker? This is a charge that you need to take seriously.
November 6, 2018

8 Examples of Pregnancy Discrimination at Work

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), enacted in 1978, offers protection from discrimination or being fired based on pregnancy, giving birth or having other related health issues in workplaces that employ at least 15 people.
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