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Month: July 2016

We fight for victims’ full and fair recovery in employment law, harassment, sexual abuse and personal injury cases.

Have you been wrongfully terminated?

Wrongful termination is the termination of an employee’s contract that violates the contract itself or employment laws. The contract is crucial in determining whether the employee has been wrongfully terminated. In case no contract was signed, the dismissal can still

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Understanding minimum wage and overtime laws in the U.S.

Paychecks are the major motivation for most of the workforce in the U.S. Compensating employees for their good work is the least employers can do. Federal and state governments recognize that wages are important for the workforce, and enforce strict

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An Overview of the Family and Medical Leave Act

The Family and Medical Leave Act (“Act”) was passed over two decades ago, and it is still relatively misunderstood. The purpose of the Act was to give workers the flexibility to care for a sick loved one without fear of

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Appellate court decision favors NFL in "Deflate-gate" case

What started as a silly dispute between one millionaire and another has evolved into a titanic struggle that pits union and labor rights against business interests. At the center of this controversy is Tom Brady, the Patriot’s quarterback, and Roger

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Democrats adopt $15 minimum wage in party platform

The Democratic Party, due to the urging of Senator Sanders, has adopted a $15 minimum wage as a party platform. The party platform refers to the positions that the Democratic Party will take during the election and the goals that

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Department of Labor implements new civil penalties

For years the civil penalties that government entities could levy on companies that violate their employees’ rights have been stagnant. Congress did not allow the agencies to peg the penalties to inflation. The net result was that the “bite” of

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