June 25, 2018
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Is it Really Illegal to Join a Union in Alabama?

Alabama is considered a Right to Work state. There is a lot of misinformation and confusion surrounding what this actually means. Some people tend to think […]
June 17, 2018
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The Ugly Truth About Workplace Discrimination Against Veterans

It may seem unthinkable that an employer would single out a veteran or service member for discrimination at work, but it happens quite a lot. Whether […]
June 13, 2018
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How to Tell if a Landlord is Violating Your Rights Under Fair Housing Laws

Have you ever been shopping for a place to rent, only to find that it is much more difficult than expected. You have the money, you […]
June 13, 2018
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Can an Ex Sexually Harass Me at Work?

Many Americans work with or around their romantic partners and even spouses. In fact, this can be especially true in small towns and communities, where a […]
June 13, 2018
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Are There Protections if I Report Discrimination or Misconduct at Work?

There are more than 11,000 sexual harassment claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) each year. When employees are subjected to unlawful and discriminatory […]
June 10, 2018
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Types of Discrimination Explained

When a worker is terminated, demoted, or denied a promotion, it is often frustrating and can be quite unexpected. In other situations, there may be obvious […]
June 6, 2018
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What to Expect When You File a Discrimination Case

When you have been the subject of employment discrimination, it can be difficult to know where to turn. Complex federal and state laws often create hurdles […]
May 31, 2018
What Can FMLA be Used for

Keys to Using FMLA

When you have a medical condition that requires you to leave work for a while, it can be a scary proposition. Will you lose your job? […]
April 21, 2018
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What is a Pretext Firing?

You may have heard the term “pretext” when discussing workplace discrimination or a wrongful termination. So, what exactly is a pretext? A pretext is basically just […]
April 19, 2018
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Five Industries with the Most Sexual Harassment Claims

Not surprisingly, some industries and jobs see a higher number of sexual harassment claims. While one may immediately think of jobs like the military, law enforcement, […]
April 18, 2018
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What is USERRA and How Does it Protect My Job?

Reservists and National Guard members serving in the U.S. Armed Forces can face a lot of challenges when it comes to maintaining civilian employment. Employers often […]
April 2, 2018
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What to Do If Your Boss Makes You Falsify Time Entries

Under federal law, employers are required to keep accurate records of employee labor. This is because the law also has rules pertaining to what an employer […]
March 21, 2018
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Is it Sexual Harassment to Ask Out a Coworker?

Like so many legal answers, the real answer to this question is, “it depends.” As a general rule, no. You can ask out just about anyone […]
March 20, 2018
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2017’s Five Biggest Tech Company Sexual Harassment Scandals

Far too many women experience sexual harassment and discrimination in the workforce. When it happens to you, it can be dizzying and confusing. There are so […]
February 20, 2018
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Getting the Pay You Deserve

Everyone knows about overtime. If you work more than 40 hours, you get overtime, right? Not necessarily. There are a lot of exceptions to overtime rules. […]
February 15, 2018
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Five Common Sexual Harassment Myths Busted

2017 ushered in what some are calling a new era of gender inequality awareness. With numerous celebrity sex scandals and stories of abuse and harassment of […]