Yearly Archives :

2012

Overtime Pay Violations Costs Employers in the End!

Overtime Pay Violations Costs Employers in the End! 150 150 Shegerian Law

Bank of America Sued for Nonpayment of Overtime Overtime pay is a mandated employment benefit for working over 40 hours in a week. Employees have the right to be paid…

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Domestic Workers Receive Additional Rights!

Domestic Workers Receive Additional Rights! 150 150 Shegerian Law

One state will often set a legal precedence for other states to follow. Domestic workers have recently been the subject of an initiative led by lawmakers to provide several employee…

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Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit Outcomes

Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit Outcomes 150 150 Shegerian Law

Hollywood to Pay for Pregnancy Discrimination Suit! Overview Pregnancy discrimination is a common form of employee rights violation. Under Title VII provisions, an employee should not be treated differently because…

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Unfair Treatment Results in Employment Lawsuit

Unfair Treatment Results in Employment Lawsuit 150 150 Shegerian Law

Former Employee Sues for Unfair Treatment Employers are required to treat their employees fairly and must abide by all government statutes. When an employer is guilty of unfair treatment, an…

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California Employer Accused of Whistle Blowing Retaliation!

California Employer Accused of Whistle Blowing Retaliation! 150 150 Shegerian Law

Whistle Blowing Can Lead to Retaliatory Acts! Coastside Scavenger, a well-known trash collecting company in Pacifica, California, is now facing a whistle blowing retaliation claim. A former employee, Jose Castellanos,…

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Government Found Guilty of Wrongful Termination

Government Found Guilty of Wrongful Termination 150 150 Shegerian Law

Wrongful Termination Can Happen Anywhere Wrongful termination can occur when an employer discharges an employee for unlawful reasons. Some of the most common incidents of wrongful termination include discrimination, breach…

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FMLA Violations Violate the Law

FMLA Violations Violate the Law 150 150 Shegerian Law

FMLA Violations — Fight Back! FMLA violations violate federal statutes — The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1990 allows an employee to take time off from work to take…

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Employees Have the Right to Whistle Blow!

Employees Have the Right to Whistle Blow! 150 150 Shegerian Law

Whistle Blow Retaliation Is Against the Law! Many employees find it necessary to whistle blow in order to stop a company from continuing their illegal activity, especially when it involves…

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Retaliation May Result in Demotion

Retaliation May Result in Demotion 150 150 Shegerian Law

Retaliation Is Illegal! Retaliation can take place in a number of ways. For instance, an employer can wrongfully discharge an employee, create a hostile workplace, or even subject them to…

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WhistleBlowing Can Save Lives!

WhistleBlowing Can Save Lives! 150 150 Shegerian Law

Moving Forward with Whistle Blowing In many cases, whistle blowing can take place without an employee being terminated. A worker is able to disclose unlawful acts to a government agency,…

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