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Forced Retirement

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Under the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act, you cannot be forced to retire early because of your age. In such

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Workplace Safety Overview

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You have the right to a safe workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 requires that employers

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Independent Contractor Agreements

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An Independent Contractor Agreement should be used when entering into a contract for an individual or company to provide unique, special services,

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Constructive Discharge

Home » Employment Law » Termination Issues » Constructive Discharge

An employee has been constructively discharged when she is subjected to treatment so hostile or degrading that no reasonable employee

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Hostile Work Environment

Home » Employment Law » Workplace Discrimination » Hostile Work Environment

An employee with a hostile work environment claim must establish that:

* he or she belongs to a protected

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Labor Law Posters

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Some of the statutes and regulations enforced by agencies within the Department of Labor require that notices be posted in the workplace.

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Employer Retaliation

Home » Employment Law » Termination Issues » Employer Retaliation

Employer Retaliation is a form of revenge against an employee who took steps seeking to enforce his or her legal

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Lie Detectors

Home » Employment Law » Workplace Discrimination » Lie Detectors

Lie detectors are absolutely not allowed in the employment context. Lie detector tests are too prone to inaccurateness. Nevertheless, lie

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Minimum Wage Posters

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Every employer of employees subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage provisions must post, and keep posted, a notice explaining

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Employment Contracts

Home » Employment Law » Termination Issues » Employment Contracts

If you have an employment contract, you are not an at-will employee. The employment contract will generally define the reasons

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