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Employment Law

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Can Potential Employer Require Personality Test?

Some employers conduct personality tests before hiring someone. Is that legal?

04/10/2014

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Don’t ‘Quit’ Your Day Job

When people hear the phrase “constructive discharge” they think it refers to a nice amicable way to get fired. It’s actually the opposite.

04/03/2014

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Workplaces Must Be Accessible To Employees With Disabilities

Under federal law, an employer that is not a commercial facility or a public accommodation is NOT required to make its facilities accessible – until an employee requires it.

03/21/2014

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Who Gets Severance?

Unless you have an employment contract or are party to a collective bargaining agreement, your company doesn’t owe you severance, but they may still pay.

03/18/2014

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Suing Your Employer While Still Employed

Can you sue your current employer while you’re still employed?

03/10/2014

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Exceptions To Minimum Wage

Can you agree to be paid less than minimum wage? Are there exceptions to the rule?

02/27/2014

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Quit – Or Be Fired – Without Notice

Do you need to send a letter of resignation when leaving a job?

02/26/2014

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Firing A Jerk

Can you fire someone just cause he’s a jerk?

02/21/2014

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Employers May Check For Drugs

It was revealed that anyone who applies to work for Brittany Spears’ Las Vegas show has to agree to random drug tests and pat downs. Is that even legal?

02/14/2014

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Can Employers Mandate Flu Shots?

With reports of the flu epidemic growing by the day, many employers are providing on-site flu shots. Some are requiring them. Can they?

02/10/2014

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Employees Cannot Waive Rights To Sue Employer

If an employee knows the workplace will be raucous before she accepts an offer, can she sue later?

01/10/2014

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Worker’s Comp Is ‘No Fault’

If an employee is hurt in the course of his employment, he is almost automatically entitled to payment for the injury.

12/25/2013

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Forcing Sick Employees To Go Home

Can your employer force you to go home if you’re sick?

12/06/2013

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Suing Over Mold

Exposure to mold has been linked to allergic reactions, infections, asthma, and other health effects. Can you sue if you’re exposed?

12/03/2013

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Inappropriate Behavior At The Office Holiday Party

In the light of day, you may have come on a little stronger than you should have at the company’s holiday party. Can you get sued for sexual harassment?

11/26/2013

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