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Eliminating Racism in the Workplace: A Handy Guide

Eliminating Racism in the Workplace: A Handy Guide 800 400 Shegerian Law

Racial discrimination has long been a deeply rooted social issue but is repeatedly ignored—that is, until recently. In 2020, racism came to be in the spotlight again when the Black…

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Raising the Minimum Wage: Why It’s Time to Do It Now

Raising the Minimum Wage: Why It’s Time to Do It Now 2560 1707 Shegerian Law

According to a 2020 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report, 247,000 Americans age 16 and older were working jobs that pay the prevailing minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. Meanwhile,…

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A Guide to Addressing Ethnic or Racial Slurs in the Workplace

A Guide to Addressing Ethnic or Racial Slurs in the Workplace 1000 563 Shegerian Law

According to the 2020 Census, the decade 2010–2020 is the first time since 1790 that the white population did not grow. It means that other racial and ethnic groups are…

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Paternity Leave in the U.S.: How Does the Law Benefit Dads?

Paternity Leave in the U.S.: How Does the Law Benefit Dads? 1000 666 Shegerian Law

Bringing another human being into this world is pure unparalleled excitement. Just looking at your newborn will surely be a tremendous source of pride and joy. You’ll have a chance…

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Paid Sick Leave and the Coronavirus: Here’s What You Need to Know

Paid Sick Leave and the Coronavirus: Here’s What You Need to Know 1000 665 Shegerian Law

In 2020, a new virus was discovered and quickly spread throughout the entire world in a matter of weeks. Governments took action as soon as possible to try and overcome…

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COVID-19 Employee Rights: What You Need to Know

COVID-19 Employee Rights: What You Need to Know 1000 667 Shegerian Law

Regardless of industry, the pandemic has changed the way people work. While some have shifted to remote set-ups, unfortunately, many lost their jobs, too. In addition, although the pandemic brought…

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Health Discrimination? The Effect of COVID-19 in the Workplace

Health Discrimination? The Effect of COVID-19 in the Workplace 1000 665 Shegerian Law

More than a year has passed since SARS-CoV-2 was officially declared a pandemic. As the virus spread like wildfire, schools were forced to conduct online classes, employees were required to…

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Black Lives Matter: How a Movement Is Changing Corporate America

Black Lives Matter: How a Movement Is Changing Corporate America 1000 667 Shegerian Law

Following George Floyd’s death, racial injustice became a worldwide concern, with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement exploding on social media. The incident has shed light on the reality of…

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Underpaid and Overworked? Here’s What You Should Do

Underpaid and Overworked? Here’s What You Should Do 1200 628 Shegerian Law

As an employee, one thing you really value from having a job is receiving a salary that serves as a consistent source of income for your expenses. However, it can…

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Disability Discrimination in the Workplace: What Is It and How to Stop It?

Disability Discrimination in the Workplace: What Is It and How to Stop It? 2560 1702 Shegerian Law

It’s unfortunate that the workplace can be an avenue for all sorts of discrimination. Millions of employees still deal with offensive remarks, unfair labor practices, and even physical abuse from…

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