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How to Report an Employer to the Department of Labor

In America, many laws protect employees in the workplace. The law protects workers from many forms of discrimination, unfair wages, workplace hazards, and more. However, it is an unfortunate fact that not all employers follow these laws. Some make mistakes...

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Wrongful Termination Settlements: What You Need to Know

If you believe that your employer terminated you wrongfully, you may wonder what type of compensation you could get if you decide to sue. Or, if you are an employer, you may wonder what your liability could be if one...

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How to Deal with an Employee Sexual Harassment Complaint

We live in an exciting age where more and more people are standing up for their rights and demanding equal treatment at home and at work. Equal rights for all is a tremendously positive thing and necessary for our society...

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How to Promote Racial Equity in the Workplace

The United States has come a long way in its battle against racism. Unfortunately, recent events have brought to light that there is still much work to be done. Race-based police brutality and even governmental policies have drawn consistent protests...

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What Is Employment Disparity?

Most Americans believe in freedom and equality for all. These are foundational principles of our democracy and permeate all aspects of our society—at least in theory. Sadly, our history does not reflect these ideals. Instead, our history exhibits systemic racism...

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Can I Get Fired for Not Answering My Phone on My Day Off?

If you have been an employee long enough, you’ve probably run into the following situation or one very close to it. You are relaxing on your well-needed day off. You’ve been working hard all week, and now it’s time to...

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Can I Be Punished for Complaining About Sexual Harassment?

Making a complaint about any activity in your workplace can cause people to take a moment and think before speaking. Why? Because people are afraid of retaliation. Often, when employees see something that doesn’t seem quite right, their first impulse...

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Statute of Limitations for Discrimination and Harassment Cases

You may have heard the term “statute of limitations” bandied about over the years but have no idea what it actually means. Allow us to clear up any confusion. A statute of limitations is a deadline by which you must...

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What Employers Can Do If Workers Refuse a COVID-19 Vaccination

As the pandemic rages, businesses must answer daily questions regarding how to run their companies during this unprecedented time. And now that three vaccines have hit the market, even more questions arise about employer COVID-19 vaccination policies. Many people are...

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Notice Requirements for Job Layoffs in Maryland

Perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of an employer’s job is the regrettable necessity of laying people off when they’ve done nothing to warrant dismissal from their jobs. But particularly in the COVID-19 world, many businesses have suffered irreparable...

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