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Category: Wrongful Termination

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

What Does an Employment Lawyer Do?

Employment law can be extremely complicated, as it encompasses a variety of legal services for both employees and employers. So, what does an employment lawyer do? They do just about anything you can imagine to protect your rights as an

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Can you be fired for taking a sick day?

Sick days, unlike vacation days, are paid days off for unexpected absences. Vacation or “paid time off” is schedule with HR and coordinated with your team. Sick days are unexpected and come up when you get sick. Many employers give

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Severance packages for employees

Sometimes companies have to let employees go, and enter into a contract with the dismissed employee. In the agreement, the employer offers further compensation to the employee in return for protection. The employee agrees to not sue the employer for

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Wells Fargo under investigation for bullying workers

Performance goals are common in the workplace. Most businesses rely on metrics to evaluate employees for performance reviews, goals and making business-decisions regarding staffing. In recent weeks the media have been running a succession of articles concerning potentially questionable business

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Facing employer retaliation

Sometimes an employee may be the whistleblower against their own organization. The law makes sure that these employees are protected, and their contracts cannot be terminated while the proceedings are underway. A person cannot be punished for speaking up against something

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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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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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Racial Discrimination in the Workplace by the Numbers

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (or “EEOC”) is charged with investigating and preventing instances of workplace discrimination. It is a wide mandate that covers a variety of discrimination types including: racial, national origin, color, sex, religion, age and disability. Workers

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