Employment Discrimination Blog

Have You Been Discriminated Against Because of Your Age?

Published on 7th November, 2014 under Uncategorized

In the past several years, weak financial markets have devastated the retirement savings of many Americans. As a result, some employees are working longer than expected, extending their working years into their 60s, 70s, or even 80s. You likely know that age discrimination is illegal but here are some factors that will help in an ….

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Whistleblower Law Clarified by New York Court of Appeals

Published on 5th November, 2014 under Whistleblowing

Whistleblower protection laws exist to help protect employees who report violations of law by their employers. The New York Court of Appeals recently broadened whistleblower protection in New York by removing the requirement that a whistleblower report the specific law, rule, or regulation that the employer allegedly violated at the initial stages of litigation. In ….

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FMLA Litigations Rise – Know the Facts to Protect Yourself

Published on 4th November, 2014 under Labor Law

When faced with a serious illness, such as a cancer diagnosis, anyone can need a lot of time off. Doctor’s appointments, chemotherapy visits, and even recovery days can add up quickly. Pregnancy or childbirth can also cause workers to miss substantial amounts of work, either to care for themselves or their new children. Unfortunately, at ….

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Credit Checks Basis for Employment Discrimination

Published on 3rd November, 2014 under Employment Discrimination

For those seeking a job, credit problems may be unavoidable. Long periods of underemployment or even unemployment, can wreak havoc on the most financially stable person. Unfortunately for many job applicants, employers commonly check an applicant’s personal credit history before making a final hiring decisions. Credit checks can be a real barrier to employment for ….

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