Blog Posts in October, 2017

An Example of a Lowered Performance Review as Evidence of Discrimination

A recent employment discrimination case against Verizon demonstrates how a lowered performance rating can be sufficient to establish unlawful discrimination and/or retaliation in the workplace. This ...
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Sexual Harassment and its Damaging Effects on Employees

Sexual harassment claims are typically based on unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Yet, there are many cases out there ...
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Telecommuting May Not Be a Reasonable Accommodation

The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to make reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants or employees known to have a disability. A reasonable accommodation is basically an ...
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Strategies for Overcoming Employee Non-Compete Agreements: Part 2

Non-compete agreements, in the employment context, are meant to protect the interests of the employer. When a company shares its ideas and business practices with its employees, which is inevitable, a ...
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Strategies for Overcoming Employee Non-Compete Agreements: Part 1

Many employees have been faced with the decision of whether to sign a non-competition agreement when they start a new job. It has become pretty common for employers to require new employees to sign ...
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