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Is Your Employer Discriminating Against You Based on National Origin?

It is illegal for your employer to discriminate against you based on your place of birth, ethnicity, ancestry or any other issues related to ethnicity, such as your surname, cultural identity, and accent. The problem with discrimination against national...

Filing a Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit: Here’s What You have to Prove

Every year, thousands of allegations of pregnancy discrimination are filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which has led to the EEOC announcing that this particular issue has become a priority for them. The fact is that many women are...

Can You File a Lawsuit Outside Workers’ Compensation?

If you’ve suffered an injury at work, you might think that the only compensation you will get is from the insurance policy covering your employer for workers’ compensation. Generally, this is true, but there are certain situations in which you could...

Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

So you visit a company out in town where you want to work, walk into the Human Resources department, and grab an application. Most of them are the same. They usually start out with asking you for your personal information (name, address, phone number...

Understand Your Rights to Minimum Wage Under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act

The Federal Fair Labor Standards Act governs the employee—employer relationship, ensuring that employees have certain rights. These rights mainly refer to the level of compensation as well as the number of hours worked. Understanding the Minimum Wage...