Sexual Harassment Is in the Eye of the Beholder

January 31, 2014 Legal Team
Most people know it is not okay to sexually harass people at work.  What many people don't realize is that sexual harassment is a lot more than just trying to coerce someone into sleeping with their boss, inappropriately touching a coworker, or making sexually explicit comments about a coworker.The kind of kidding around you...
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Oakland Raiders Cheerleaders Sue for Wages

January 24, 2014 Legal Team
The Oakland Raiders have something more to worry about than just their last-place standing in the AFC West Conference. Their cheerleaders have banded against them. The Raiderettes, as they are fondly known, are suing the Raiders for a variety of wages claims, including failure to pay all earned wages, failure to reimburse business expenses,...
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Employment Discrimination: An Overview

January 6, 2014 Legal Team
With 2014 fresh and new, let's return to the basics of a hotly discussed topic. Here you'll find an overview of employment discrimination. If you feel this applies to you in the workplace, please contact an attorney immediately.If you feel this applies to you in the workplace, please contact an attorney immediately.
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When “Worked to Death” Is Not a Hyperbole

November 27, 2013 Legal Team
You hear it all the time, and you have probably said it yourself: “my boss is working me to death!”  Most people don't mean it literally – we don't think we are going to actually pass away at our desks.For one Ohio couple, however, the common complaint turned out to be tragically accurate.  Beth...
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Higher Standards. Discrimination.

October 25, 2013 Legal Team
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently concluded an investigation finding that over 1,100 African-American job seekers were deliberately passed up for positions by Bank of America at various times between 1993 and 2005.  Qualified African-American applicants sought to secure entry-level administrative work and teller positions at branch locations in Charlotte and North Carolina,...
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