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Overtime Pay and Comp Time

Home » Employment Law » Pay and Time Off » Overtime Pay and Comp Time

If you are a nonexempt employee entitled to overtime pay under the FLSA (see Overtime

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Whistleblower Laws and Sarbanes Oxley Act

Home » Employment Law » Termination Issues » Whistleblower Laws and Sarbanes Oxley Act

There are many federal and state whistleblower laws. Most, effectively, make it illegal for an employer

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Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace

Home » Employment Law » Workplace Discrimination » Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace

First, if you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability, you must first ask your employer

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Workplace Safety

Overtime Pay

Home » Employment Law » Pay and Time Off » Overtime Pay

Most visitors to this section of Legal Database wonder whether they are entitled to overtime pay. In almost

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Wrongful Termination

Home » Employment Law » Termination Issues » Wrongful Termination

What is a Wrongful Termination? Well, basically, wrongful terminations are instances in which an employee is fired for a discriminatory

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Reverse Age Discrimination

Home » Employment Law » Workplace Discrimination » Reverse Age Discrimination

On February 24, 2004, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a law protecting older workers from age discrimination

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Confidentiality Agreements

Home » Employment Law » Confidentiality Agreements

A confidentiality agreement is a legally enforceable agreement preventing present or past employees from disclosing commercially sensitive information belonging to the employer to

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Sick Leave

Home » Employment Law » Pay and Time Off » Sick Leave

If you’ve read the other categories in this section, this might exacerbate your annoyance, but, federal law does

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Time Clocks

Home » Employment Law » Time Clocks

According to the Department of Labor, with regard to time clocks: “Time clocks are not required. In those cases where time clocks are

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