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What does the FMLA mean for you?

The Family and Medical Leave Act is the federal law that allows you up to 12 weeks’ leave from your job each year to handle your or your family’s medical situations. As FindLaw explains, however, this law applies to you only if you and your employer qualify for it. ...

UPS eases appearance restrictions

Discrimination takes various forms, from demoting an employee due to their racial background or firing them as a result of their religious views. In some instances, companies deny promotions or refuse to hire those who have lengthy hair or beards due to their faith....

What are Qui Tam Actions?

It is likely that you have heard of some famous whistleblowers in the past. Whistleblowing is when an employee of either the government or a business refuses to participate in fraudulent dealings. The Whistleblower will then “blow the whistle” on the fraud....

What are the different types of sexism at work?

While many great strides towards equality have been made over the years, sexism is still a factor in many workplaces. Sexist attitudes and behaviors discourage women and prevent them from meeting their professional goals. It also creates an uncomfortable work...

Lawsuit filed over cardiologist’s dismissal

When people hear about wrongful termination lawsuits, it may be easy for them to automatically side with the proverbial "little guy," the employee fighting against the perceived corporate machine. Yet an important point to remember in such cases us that there are...