Ways to Address Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

February 12, 2019

Sexual Harassment is a rising issue in today’s workplace.. Now more than ever due to the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement, more and more individuals have been coming forward and pursuing sexual harassment and sexual assault claims against their perpetr...

The Proper  Steps to Take When Your Employer Refuses to Provide Reasonable Accommodation

February 7, 2019

Both federal and certain state law provide that employers have a duty to provide reasonable accommodations to their employees if they are requested. It is not uncommon for employees who are suffering from a certain disability or those who have recent...

Steps to Take When Your Employer Refuses to Provide Reasonable Accommodation

February 5, 2019

Let’s say you work in a job that regularly requires you lift heavy objects and move them around. One day, you injury your back when lifting one of these heavy objects. You go to the doctor and the doctor diagnosis you with a sprained and instructs ...

Retaliation in the Workplace

January 31, 2019

When a potential client comes in and explains what type of wrongful actions the were experiencing in the workplace, one of the first questions any employment attorney will ask id “Did you complain to management?” More often than not, the answer i...

Racial Discrimination and Harassment

January 29, 2019

Racial discrimination and harassment continues to be a prevalent issue in the American workplace. At times that discrimination can be explicit in nature, but more often than not it takes place in an implicit and discrete manner. Nonetheless, employme...

Pregnant During the Hiring Process? Your Legal Protection

January 24, 2019

Many of the protections afforded to employees by the law are also applicable during the hiring process. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, applicants for a job need to be considered without regard to their race, color, national origin, ...

My Employer Doesn’t Carry Worker’s Comp Insurance. What Are My Options?

January 22, 2019

There is no federal law which requires employers to carry workers compensation insurance. As such, states are left to make this decision from themselves whether they require their employers to acquire it. Depending on what state an employee works and...

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...