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    What to Prep When Meeting with a Wrongful Termination Lawyer

    Submitted by jam on Wed, 07/20/2022 - 08:58

    Every state has some variation of the at-will employment doctrine, which gives both employers and employees the right to end a working relationship at any time and for just about any reason. An employer can let a worker go to lower labor costs, while an employee does not have to give notice to start another job that pays a higher salary. However, employers cannot break the law when terminating a worker.

    Understanding National Origin Discrimination in The Workplace

    Submitted by jam on Tue, 06/28/2022 - 09:27

    Federal and state laws both prohibit workplace discrimination based on national origin. National origin discrimination involves being discriminated against because of your affiliated ethnic group. As an example, you become the subject of jokes because you are of Jewish descent, or you are paid less because you are from the Middle East. Here is a closer look at national origin discrimination in the workplace.

    Can I Report Sexual Harassment For Someone Else At Work?

    Submitted by jam on Tue, 06/28/2022 - 09:02

    If you have a co-worker who you can see is being a target of sexual harassment, it is quite legal for you to report a sexual assault case on that person’s behalf. However, disclosing such a sexual assault without the victim’s consent can be traumatizing for the survivor. Unless the sexual harassment is likely to be life-threatening, it is wise to discuss what you have seen or been told with the victim before filing a report of sexual harassment on their behalf.