Blog Posts in January, 2015

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 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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OSHA Rules in Favor of Employees in Southern Air Whistleblower Case

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ordered Southern Air, Inc. to pay more than $400,000 to an employee who blew the whistle on safety concerns. One ...
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Same-Sex Spouses Could Potentially Be Protected Under the FMLA

The FMLA is a well-known federal law that requires employers to allow its eligible employees to receive 12-weeks of leave time for certain family and medical related reasons. One of the protections ...
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Wage and Hour Violation Claims Have Reached Epidemic Proportions

Employment law issues can be very diverse and cover nearly every aspect of a person's employment relationship – from salary to promotions to termination. One of the most important aspects of ...
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Alabama's Overtime Laws

As hardworking Alabamians, most of us know that when you work overtime, you are supposed to be paid, what is often referred to as, "time and a half." There are actually laws that guarantee ...
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