Blog Posts in November, 2014

Can I Prove Discrimination if the Person Who Fired Me Was Also the Person Who Hired Me?

Proving discrimination in the workplace is always tricky. Unfortunately, there are certain facts that can make finding sufficient proof even trickier. In the majority of workplace discrimination ...
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Whistleblower Protection Includes Complaints of Co-Worker's Illegal Conduct

The most common examples of whistleblower cases are those where an employee reports a company's illegal conduct to a regulatory agency, such as tax fraud or unsafe work conditions. But are you ...
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Can Employers Discriminate Based on Appearance?

Workplace dress code issues are not uncommon. In states that are "at-will" employment states, your boss can make an employment decision based on any reason, as long as it is not considered a ...
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Can You Believe They Still Hang Nooses in Workplaces?

While it is true that racial harassment cases have more than doubled in the last 20 years, it is still hard to believe that racial slurs are still so rampant in the workplace. Not to mention other ...
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What to Do if Your Employer Won't Give You Your Last Pay Check

Most jobs end at some point. When you make the decision that it is time to move on, and you give your employer notice, you expect to at least get your last paycheck. So, what do you do if your ...
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Are Personality Tests a Form of Discriminatory Hiring?

If you have recently applied for a job, you may have been asked to take a test as a part of your application. It is common for potential employers to require drug tests, academic tests, as well as ...
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