Employee Rights

Physically Assaulted by a Colleague? Here’s What You Need to Know

Physically Assaulted by a Colleague? Here’s What You Need to Know 1200 628 Shegerian Law

Ideally, the workplace should be a safe space for all employees, regardless of one’s beliefs and identity. However, the ideal doesn’t always manifest since the office can be a breeding…

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Employee Termination: A Guide to Firing Someone Legally

Employee Termination: A Guide to Firing Someone Legally 1000 667 Shegerian Law

Living through the COVID-19 pandemic requires substantial measures, especially in the financial aspect. Since the current times pose many economic challenges, everyone has to tighten their belts and be prudent…

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Independent Contractor vs. Regular Employee: What’s the Difference?

Independent Contractor vs. Regular Employee: What’s the Difference? 1200 629 Shegerian Law

There are two common ways to go about when making a living: you may go the employee route, move up the ranks in the corporate ladder, and reach a position…

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Breach of Contract: A Guide to Why It Should Be Avoided

Breach of Contract: A Guide to Why It Should Be Avoided 1000 667 Shegerian Law

People tend to look for a job that aligns with their values or piques their interests. Before getting hired, they go through numerous processes, such as interviews and examinations. They…

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Gender and Neo Pronouns: A Guide to Using the Correct Term

Gender and Neo Pronouns: A Guide to Using the Correct Term 800 400 Shegerian Law

There has been progress in the legal landscape, the realm of social opinions, and attitudes towards sexuality, gender identity, and gender expression. Nonetheless, discrimination is still rampant in all areas…

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How to Take Further Action When You’ve Been Passed Up for an Employee Promotion

How to Take Further Action When You’ve Been Passed Up for an Employee Promotion 1200 629 Shegerian Law

Workplace discrimination can be difficult to deal with regardless of your position, gender, age, or experience.  In most cases, this problem appears to be a huge and impenetrable wall that…

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Remote Working Arrangements: A List of Possible Legal Issues

Remote Working Arrangements: A List of Possible Legal Issues 800 400 Shegerian Law

For nearly the past two years, the global pandemic has caused significant changes in how people approach work. Due to the health risks brought by the novel coronavirus, remote working…

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Return-to-Work Policies & Guidelines Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Return-to-Work Policies & Guidelines Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic 2560 1707 Shegerian Law

Due to lockdowns and the need for self-isolation, there’s no denying that it has been a rough two years for everyone. Life as we know it may have changed, but…

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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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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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