Severance Agreements and Severance Pay

March 29, 2019

Severance agreements protect companies and employees from the negative impact of a termination. While they're a standard part of termination in some countries, the Fair Labor Standards Act does not require an employee to offer severance pay or a seve...

Breast Feeding Violations

September 7, 2018

i. Add Breast Feeding Laws Violations page and add “Possible Examples of Breast Feeding Law Violations”. ii. Not providing a clean and private area to pump breast milk during work day. iii.

Age Discrimination

August 14, 2018

It is illegal under both federal and state laws to treat employees over the age of 40 unfairly because of their age. At the federal level, age discrimination is covered under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), which applies to all em...

Disability Discrimination

August 14, 2018

Disabled employees are entitled to a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. But when this right is violated, it’s important that they know what laws protect them and how they can seek justice against their employers. The Americans ...

Gender Discrimination

August 14, 2018

There are various federal and state laws that prohibit employers from discriminating against their employees based on gender, but the main law is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Under Title VII, making any job-related decision based on som...

Hostile Workplace

August 14, 2018

Are you subjected to inappropriate behavior in the workplace?  Do you feel it is serious or ongoing?  You may be in a hostile work environment. Every employee is entitled to a safe workplace where they can perform the duties of their job. Howeve...

Pregnancy Discrimination

August 14, 2018

Employers have a legal obligation to treat pregnant workers the same as any other employee in the workplace, and if this obligation is not fulfilled, they can be held liable for their misconduct. Pregnancy Discrimination Laws Pregnancy was...

Racial Discrimination

August 14, 2018

Laws prohibiting racial discrimination have been in place since the 1960s, however that has not stopped some employers from treating people differently because of the color of their skin. Forms of Racial Discrimination There are two type...