Is My Job Protected If I Take a Medical Leave of Absence?

January 31, 2022 Legal Team
In short, the answer is yes. Your job should be protected under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Read on to learn more about the protections offered to employees under the FMLA.If You Are Eligible for Leave Under the FMLA, Your Job Is ProtectedThe FMLA protects eligible employees from being fired for taking...
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What Is the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)?

January 31, 2022 Legal Team
As an employee, you may wonder if your job is protected if you have to take a leave of absence for a family or medical purpose. Rightly so, as your work is your livelihood and you may also depend on your job for health insurance.Read on to learn about how the Family and Medical...
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2 Real-Life Examples of Workplace Disability Discrimination

December 21, 2021 Legal Team
Workplace disability discrimination in any form is unacceptable. Among other regulations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects workers in the United States from being discriminated against at work.To better understand what can constitute workplace disability discrimination, we’ve put together two examples of real-life instances in which workers were discriminated against based on their...
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3 Workplace Disability Discrimination Statistics You Should Know

November 27, 2021 Legal Team
Being discriminated against in the workplace is never acceptable. In fact, there are strict federal laws that prevent workplace discrimination.The following five federal laws protect people with disabilities from experiencing workplace discrimination, including during the application process:Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Rehabilitation ActWorkforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA)Civil Service...
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What Is Quid Pro Quo Harassment?

October 28, 2021 Legal Team
You’ve likely heard the term quid pro quo before. In Latin, quid pro quo translates to “something for something.” Continue reading to learn how this term relates to unlawful workplace sexual harassment.A Breakdown of Quid Pro Quo HarassmentEssentially, at work, quid pro quo harassment occurs when a superior or another figure of authority offers...
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