Key Facts to Know When You’ve Been Forced to Resign

January 17, 2019

There is a common misconception amongst employees that if you are forced to resign you are forfeiting any claims of illegality you have against your employer. In fact, in many ways, the law treats a forced resignation like a termination. Generally...

Important Steps for Filing a Worker’s Compensation Claims       

January 15, 2019

Any time an employee is injured on the job, their employer may be required to pay for any costs associated with the injury. These costs can include compensation for medical expenses, therapy and any lost wage or benefits. Nonetheless, many employees ...

How Undue Hardship Protects Small Businesses

January 10, 2019

The Americans with Disabilities Act  of 1990 is one of the main sources of protection for employees who are being discriminated against because of their disability. On the other hand, the ADA also provides protection for employers against the hardsh...

Can I Be Terminated For Complaining About Harassment at Work?

January 8, 2019

Often times employees are hesitant to bring up issues regarding workplace harassment for fear of retaliation. Employees sacrifice a lot to establish their careers and they rely on those careers to provide for their families.  Accordingly, the idea o...

The Civil Rights Act and Title VII

December 18, 2018

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a landmark legislation and one of the most important congressional laws in the history of the United States. The law was initially proposed by President John F. Kennedy and later signed into law by President Lyndon B. ...

How Can Female Employees Ensure Equal Pay?

December 11, 2018

The issue of unequal pay of female employees compared to male employees is a major ongoing battle in America. Although gender discrimination laws are in place that protect against unequal pay, the truth of the matter is that the majority of women are...

I Work In a Hostile Work Environment What Can I Do?

December 4, 2018

Having to report to a hostile work environment on a daily basis can be an exhausting situation. Many employees, who are reliant on their jobs, feels helpless as they return to a hostile and stressful environment on a daily basis. Nonetheless, it is i...

What is the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission? (EEOC)

November 29, 2018

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency responsible for enforcing nearly all employment discrimination laws in the United States. It is vitally important for any employee who is encountering issues in the workplace to...

I Think I Am a Victim of Retaliation in the Workplace. What Steps Should I Take Next?

November 27, 2018

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states that employers are prohibited from discrimination in the workplace based on several protected categories. Under that same law, employers are prohibited from retaliating against their employees as well....

What Should I Do If I Am Being Harassed at Work?

November 22, 2018

Every employer has a legal duty to provide a safe work environment for their employees. The work environment should be free of harassment and discrimination. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. That is why it is important for employees to be ...