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Employment Law and #MeToo Movement Lawsuits

Employment Law and #MeToo Movement Lawsuits With the recent scandals and stories coming out of Hollywood, the nations eye has been pulled to the #MeToo into full focus. This focus has brought with it the empowering of assault victims to speak up publicly about their own...
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Camber Employee Settles for $100,000 in Age and Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Camber Corporation to Pay $100,000 in EEOC Lawsuit Camber Corporation has announced it will pay $100,000 to settle an age and disability discrimination lawsuit filed by U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) after it fired an employee for applying to transfer closer...
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Can Restraining Orders Affect My Job?

Can Restraining Orders Affect My Job?

Will my restraining order show up on a Criminal History Records Check? Can a restraining order prevent you from finding new employment? Does a temporary restraining order appear in background checks? What can I do?   We have the answers below Yes and no. It all depends on...
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Have I Been Defamed Online – Defamation Attorney

Have I Been Defamed Online – Defamation Attorney Not Sure If You Have Been Defamed Online? Want to know if you may have a case? Well, read below! “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” Mark Twain Before we start, here is a clear...
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Important Tips for Filing Personal Injury Cases

Personal Injury Cases and Important Information You Should Know Before Filing Accidents can happen anytime Accidents can leave you or your loved ones seriously injured. Personal injury law holds people, businesses, and organizations responsible for your injury. The National...
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What To Do if Written-Up at Work -Employment Law

How Do I know If My FMLA Rights Have Been Violated?

How Do I know If My FMLA Rights Have Been Violated? The Family and Medical Leave Act or FMLA is a federal law that gives eligible employees the right to take time off for caretaking responsibilities and health problems without risking possible termination by their employers. If...
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What To Do if Written-Up at Work -Employment Law

What To Do if Written-Up at Work -Employment Law

What To Do if Written-Up at Work -Employment Law Help! My boss just wrote me up! What are my rights? What can I do? Don’t worry, we got you covered. Here is an intensive Guide to all your Write-Ups questions and concerns. Before we start, let us review two types of disciplinary...
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Plastipak Packaging Will Pay $90,000 To Settle EEOC Retaliation Suit

Plastipak Packing Will Pay $90,000 To Settle EEOC Retaliation Suit Baltimore- The EEOC has announced that Plastipak Packaging Inc. will pay $90,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve a federal retaliatory discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment...
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EEOC Sues Italian Restaurant for Pregnancy Discrimination

In California, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Feb. 13 against Maurizio’s Trattoria Italiana LLC, a San Diego restaurant, for allegations of firing a female employee because of her pregnancy. The EEOC Charges in their lawsuit that Maurizio’s...
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Silverado Care Center To Pay $80K To Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

Silverado Care Center To Pay $80K To Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit Silverado Oak Village located in Menomonee Falls has agreed to pay the sum of $80,000 to a former employee that claimed in a lawsuit that she was unlawfully discriminated against when she was fired...
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KFC

Georgia KFC Franchise Settles Lawsuit Over Alleged Firing of a Bipolar Employee

The operator of a Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) franchise located in Dublin, Georgia has settled a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. The suit was...
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Volvo

Volvo Group To Pay $70,000 To Settle Disability Discrimination Suit To Recovering Drug Addict

Volvo To Pay $70,000 To Settle Disability Discrimination Suit In Baltimore, Maryland, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Volvo Group North America, LLC, will pay $70,000 as well as furnish significant equitable relief to settle a federal disability...
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Storm Troopers

Law Firm Secretary Awarded $227k for Overtime Pay

  Noemi Bernal v. J.J. Little & Associates It is one thing when an employer refuses to pay overtime to an employee, it is another when that employer is a law firm the practices employment law. Such is the case of Los Angeles resident Noemi Bernal. Noemi Bernal was...
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EEOC Files Age and Disability Complaint Against Purcell Oklahoma Contract Driller

The Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a complaint against a Purcell -based drilling contractor, alleging the contractor has discriminated against job applicants older than 40 years of age and those who had filed workers’ compensation claims.According...
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Workplace

Political Views in the Workplace: An Employers Guide

Political Views in the Workplace: An Employers Guide There is an old saying that there should never be any discussion of politics or religion inside a bar, with today’s political climate the workplace should be added to that list. Democrat or Republican, Trump supporter or...
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Vintage Workers

Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation & You

Every minute of every day people are injured on the job. In some cases the injuries go unreported due to fear of loss of job. There may be literature in the break room, or signs hanging on the walls of your workplace instructing you on what to do in case of an injury. But the...
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