Blog Posts in December, 2013

What Is the Difference Between an Independent Contractor and an Employee?

Are you wondering whether you are an employee or an independent contractor? Does it matter? In many cases it does. There are legal differences between these two designations and these differences may ...
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Is the Threat of a Demotion Sufficient to Establish Discrimination?

In a case decided this summer, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals was asked to answer the question of whether a mere threat of demotion is a sufficient basis upon which to bring a ...
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Is Same-Sex Harassment Against The Law?

What do you do if your male supervisor calls you a "faggot" or a "sissy" and simulates anal sex when you bend over while doing your job? What if you know that supervisor is not ...
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Sexual Harassment Comes In Many Different Forms.

If you follow college football, you may have heard about the scandal at Ohio State. OSU had its second consecutive championship-caliber season, and its marching band has received national acclaim for ...
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Pro-Obama Racism in the Workplace

With the election of the first African-American president of the United States, came a new basis for discrimination. Maybe not so surprising, some employers have responded quite negatively to ...
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Journalist Fired for Disagreeing with Editor's Opinions

As Dan Solomon recognized in a recent article he wrote, not many men think about the threat or fear of being raped. Worrying about such things as whether it's safe to walk home, or whether someone ...
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Anthony Michel Appears on NBC 13

On Sunday the 8 th of December, Anthony Michel of Wrady & Michel, LLC will be appearing on NBC 13 to share his insight as a Birmingham employment law attorney. He will be featured on The ...
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