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Month: September 2016

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

Break time for employees who are nursing mothers

The federal government recognizes the importance of breastfeeding and other motherly duties. Sometimes mothers might require breaks from their job to take care of their child. The federal government, along with 25 other states, has made special laws to make sure

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Rights of minors working for a small business

Minors often look for summer jobs to earn some extra money. Those who pay for their tuition may try to find work to earn enough money for when their semester starts. Others might be looking for some extra cash. There

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Class action lawsuits against wage and hour law violations

The government gives employees the right to file a complaint against their employers. If they feel that their employers are not giving them a proper wage, overtime pay or denying their rights, they may file a lawsuit. The Fair Labor Standards

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Facing age discrimination in the workplace

Discrimination on the basis of age is a problem for employees who are either too young or too old. Both can be victims of age discrimination by the employer. According to the law, employers may not hire, fire or promote

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Reporting wage and hour violations

If you are an employee who has been denied required minimum wage and overtime pay, you can recover the owed wages by reporting the act as a violation. According to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers are supposed to pay

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The benefits of establishing a SEP

The Simplified Employee Pension, or SEP, offers an easy retirement plan option for employers. Unlike other retirement plans, which require setting up a separate plan, in a SEP you can make contributions to your own Individual Retirement Account (IRA) and

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Disability discrimination basics

The Federal government prohibits employers from discriminating their employees on the basis of race, religion, sex or disability. Disability discrimination is the unfair treatment towards a person because of their disability. The law does not force employers to hire disabled

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Obtaining unemployment benefits

If you have lost your job through no fault of your own, you might be eligible for unemployment benefits and compensation. With growing economic problems, organizations are laying off employees to reduce expenditure. Payroll taxes paid by most employees go

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