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  • The IRCA and Immigration Discrimination in the Workplace
    The IRCA and Immigration Discrimination in the Workplace

    The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) requires employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all employees, dating back to when the law was passed. This is done by ...

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  • A Primer on Age Discrimination in the Workplace
    A Primer on Age Discrimination in the Workplace

    Age discrimination in the workplace continues to be an issue in our country despite increased media attention. June of 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (the ...

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  • Do Employees Understand How Overtime Should be Calculated?
    Do Employees Understand How Overtime Should be Calculated?

    Employers are required by federal law (and some state laws) to pay their employees a minimum wage. Currently, the federal minimum wage rate is $7.25 per hour. Some state laws require higher minimum ...

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  • What Can I Do if My Former Employer Gives Me a Negative Reference?
    What Can I Do if My Former Employer Gives Me a Negative Reference?

    When trying to get a new job, many people fear receiving a negative reference from a former employer. Even employees with clean disciplinary records and impeccable performance reviews may be concerned ...

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  • Understanding Employment Discrimination Based on Family Responsibilities
    Understanding Employment Discrimination Based on Family Responsibilities

    Federal anti-discrimination laws protect employees who need to take time away from work to handle family responsibilities. Legislators recognize the importance of supporting family relationships and ...

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  • Three Reasons Your Retaliation Claim Might Fail
    Three Reasons Your Retaliation Claim Might Fail

    Typically, a successful retaliation claim involves demonstrating that an employee suffered some adverse employment action, like discipline or termination, shortly after engaging in a protected ...

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