Is Filing a Sexual Harassment Claim Worth the Risk?
It is understandable why some people might be afraid to report sexual harassment at the workplace. They may not want to be viewed as disloyal to their company and even fear that reporting a sexual harassment complaint may negatively affect their co-workers within the...
Establishing Sexual Harassment Prevention Policies in the Workplace
Sexual harassment can be a serious problem in any office or work space. In 2016 alone, over 12,800 employees filed sexual harassment charges with the EEOC. Thousands more were filed with state and local agencies. By creating a clear sexual harassment prevention...
The Process of Filing a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
Sexual harassment in the workplace is a type of unlawful discrimination. Succinctly, federal law defines sexual harassment as unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that is severe or pervasive, and affects one’s ability to perform work functions, or creates a hostile...
How to Hire a Lawyer on Contingency
Many people experiencing workplace conflict will hesitate to contact a lawyer because they’re afraid of the cost. This apprehension is understandable, but many of our potential clients don’t realize lawyers sometimes work on a contingency fee basis, meaning clients...
Is drug testing a form of discrimination?
Legally, drug testing as a condition of employment is acceptable – within certain limitations.
What is national origin discrimination?
For job applicants and hired workers, freedom from discrimination is a fundamental right.
Understanding a wrongful death lawsuit: What damages are eligible?
You may be entitled to seek damages for your loss in a wrongful death suit.
Understanding a wrongful death lawsuit: What constitutes wrongful death?
Wrongful death is a term legally distinct from the other classifications of activities that cause the death of another person.
Multiple tenants allege that Morgantown, West VA landlord sexually harassed them
Several female tenants of a Morgantown property have filed a federal lawsuit against their landlord.
Study: Discrimination linked to workplace stress levels
Acts of discrimination are a leading cause of stress in the workplace.
Jackson County jury supports retaliation claim made by Meyers client
A jury sided in favor of Allama Hafiz on her claim that she had been retaliated against by the Kansas City, Missouri Public Schools.
Kansas City Chiefs settle age discrimination suit with former employee
The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to a settlement in an age discrimination case filed by former employee.
What is workplace retaliation?
Retaliation occurs when an employer takes an adverse action against a covered individual because he or she engaged in a protected activity.
Why employee training helps combat workplace harassment and retaliation
Many businesses over the past few years have made improvements in the processes related to the reporting of harassment in the workplace, there is still a long way to go.
What you should do if you are injured at work?
Every employee, no matter what industry they work in, has the right to a safe working environment.
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