Blog Posts in April, 2014

Paycheck Retaliation

Hey! How much do you get paid? How often have you been asked that question in your workplace? How do you respond? Most of us have been trained not to reveal our salaries or hourly pay rates to other ...
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Termination, Layoff or Suspension: Does it Matter?

Being told you can't work anymore is never good news, regardless of how the end of your employment is characterized. However, in employment law, what seems a subtle distinction can be crucial in ...
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Proof of Workers' Compensation Retaliation

It is a well-known principle of general retaliation law that, the mere fact a claim is pending when an employee is terminated, is not sufficient to win a retaliatory discharge claim. A good example of ...
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What to Do if You Are Forced to Sign an Employment Contract

Employment contracts, like most other contracts, are generally legal and enforceable, even in states that are considered "at-will" employment states. In those states, unless there is an ...
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Case Dismissed Because Employee Lost His Temper at EEOC Mediation

Mediation has become an integral part of the EEOC administrative process. Mediation is the process by which a neutral third-party "mediator" helps the employer and the employee, on both ...
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