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 ...

What Should I Do If I Become Disabled And Get Fired As A Result?

November 20, 2018

Federal Law in the United States offers several protections for disabled employees in the workplace. There are strict laws in place which prevent an employer from discriminating against their employees on the basis of that employees disability. These...

My Employer is Retaliating Against Me

November 15, 2018

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, retaliation is one of the most common issues raised by employees in the workplace.

How is Retaliation Defined by the Law?

Retaliation occurs when an employer or supervisor takes adv...

My Boss Cut My Hours After I Filed a Charge with the EEOC? Is That Legal?

November 13, 2018

Many employees are hesitant to complain about their employers in fear of retaliation, but employees that the law provides employees with specific protections from being retaliated against. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), who he...