Blog Posts in February, 2014

How Should My Employer Handle My Discrimination Complaint?

It may be assumed that an employer already knows the proper way to respond to a complaint of discrimination in the workplace. But, unless they have taken an HR course or have significant experience ...
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My Employer Put Me on the Night Shift After I Filed an EEOC Charge -- Do I Have a Claim?

The law prohibits employers from punishing employees who complain about discrimination or harassment in the workplace. Yet, many employers still do. Common forms of retaliation are termination, ...
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Worker's Compensation Retaliation Claims Can Still Proceed After Death

Depending on the type of claim, a lawsuit might be dismissed if the plaintiff dies and his or her death is not related to the lawsuit. However, there are some types of actions, called "survival ...
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Can Religious Beliefs Be a Defense to Discrimination?

In light of the recent media attention surrounding Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson and his suspension for making racist and anti-gay comments, and the position that he was only "expressing his ...
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Employment Contracts in Alabama - What You Should Know

All employment relationships are contractual, whether or not a contract is ever reduced to writing. There are various types of employment contracts. Some are considered implied contracts created by ...
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