Legal Articles, Employment

The Supreme Court Alters the Landscape on Collection of Union Agency Fees

A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision declares agency fees collected from employees who are not members of the union unconstitutional.

CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT (FEHA)

Basic description of the California Fair Employment And Housing Act (FEHA)

Receiving Workers Compensation for Burn Injuries

Burn injuries are often incredibly painful, hard to treat, and have drastic long-term consequences.

Q&A: Answering Your Questions about Overtime Pay

Overtime is confusing. Sometimes you’re eligible and sometimes you’re not. Meanwhile, no one seems to know what rights the employer has and what rights you have. More than ever, questions are floating around about overtime wages so keep reading to get those questions answered.

10 Questions to Ask When Your Employer is Breaking the Law

Employment lawyers see it often when employees jump to the conclusion that their employers have broken the law and should be sued. The best way to explore whether or not you have an actual lawsuit on your hands is ask these ten questions.

13 Reasons to Sue Your Employer

Employees sue employers for many different situations. Trying to share all the reasons to sue your employer feels like an impossibility. This is neither a complete nor exhaustive list of the types of lawsuits employees file. Regardless, here’s a list of these common reasons to sue your employer.

Missouri Workers Compensation Hearing Loss

According to the CDC about 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels in the workplace.

Signs Your Employer Isn't Providing a Safe Workplace 

As an employee, you deserve to work in an environment that is comfortable and makes you feel safe and secure. However, not every employer takes all precautions to make that happen. What should you be looking for at your workplace in terms of safety, and what are the responsibilities of your employer?

What to Do If Your Workers Comp Claim Is Denied

There are many reasons a workers compensation claim may be denied. Here are practical steps you can take to protect your right to compensation.

Sham Layoffs: Are You Leaving Money on The Table?

Job stability is a concern for all employees. In recent months, we have observed shifting political leadership in Ontario as well as dramatic changes in the relationship with our biggest trading partner, the United States.

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