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Blog Posts in February, 2019

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  • Can Elected Politicians Terminate State Employees Who Have Different Political Views?
    Can Elected Politicians Terminate State Employees Who Have Different Political Views?

    The term “employment-at-will” means that your employer can terminate your employment at will – i.e., whenever your employer chooses to do so. Generally speaking, you can be terminated for nearly any ...

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  • An Example of Gender Oppression Allegations by a Female Minority Shareholder
    An Example of Gender Oppression Allegations by a Female Minority Shareholder

    A recent employment discrimination case brought in New York provides a perfect example of gender oppression among company shareholders. In that case, a female shareholder of an accounting firm alleged ...

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  • A Real Example of Workers' Compensation Retaliation
    A Real Example of Workers' Compensation Retaliation

    As with many statutes that protect employees, if an employer acts against you for exercising your rights under one of those statutes, that could be unlawful retaliation. These types of cases can be ...

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  • UPS Sued for Discriminating Against Drivers with Disabilities
    UPS Sued for Discriminating Against Drivers with Disabilities

    It may seem astonishing that an employer would treat an employee who had a minor stroke less favorably than an employee convicted of drunk driving, but that is precisely what the EEOC has alleged. ...

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  • It May be Difficult Determining When to File Your EEOC Charge
    It May be Difficult Determining When to File Your EEOC Charge

    It May be Difficult Determining When to File Your EEOC Charge Filing legal claims always involves deadlines and time limits that, if not met, can lead to the loss of significant legal rights. When it ...

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  • Is it Wrong to Go on Vacation During FMLA Leave?
    Is it Wrong to Go on Vacation During FMLA Leave?

    While this question may seem like a no-brainer, the issues is not a clear as you may think. For one federal court, there was no evidence supporting the employer’s decision to terminate an employee who ...

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