an employees guide to the fmla process

An Employee’s Guide to the FMLA Process

Understanding the complicated FMLA process is a vital part of taking care of you and your family’s needs. There are certain steps that you must follow to receive approval and safeguard your job. If you need to take time off work due to your own serious health condition, to take care of a sick family […]

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FMLA Retaliation: 6 Benefits of Hiring an Employment Lawyer to Represent Your Case

The Family & Medical Leave Act was passed to protect workers’ rights to leave under limited circumstances. Unfortunately, FMLA retaliation is fairly common across the United States. Often, employees are either unaware of their rights and fail to recognize the actions taken by their employer are illegal or fail to act out of fear. That’s […]

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Fired for Being Pregnant? 5 Reasons You Need to Hire an Employment Discrimination Lawyer

Have you been fired because you are pregnant? Some laws protect employees from such actions, and employment discrimination lawyers help women just like you every day. Knowing the facts is critical to pursuing justice. Not every employee in the United States is covered — but many are. If you have been fired for being pregnant, […]

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Pregnancy Discrimination: An Action Plan for Women Who Have Been Fired for Being Pregnant in Florida

Unfortunately, discrimination happens in the workplace every day. Women who are fired due to pregnancy often have legal recourse — holding employers accountable for discrimination and wrongful termination. Do you know the steps you can take? Here is what you need to do if you’ve been fired due to pregnancy in Florida: Know the Pregnancy […]

It Happens to Men Too – Protect Yourself & Report Sexual Harassment at Work

The rise in attention around workplace sexual harassment has prompted a greater understanding of employee rights. Usually, the conversation is about men harassing women —but it happens to men too. With the #MeToo movement gaining momentum, women have felt more empowered to share their stories of sexual harassment and assault at the hands of some […]

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How to Prove a Hostile Work Environment in Florida

Unlawful workplace harassment occurs across industries, creating intolerable working conditions and affecting the lives of people every day. Fortunately, there are laws in place to protect employees from such actions. If you, or someone you know, are dealing with an unlawful hostile work environment, there are steps you can take to protect your rights and […]

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Darden Restaurants Settles Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Discrimination can take many forms today in the workplace. Employers are still motivated by the age of an employee when making employment decisions in spite of decades of well-settled law and the numerous regulations set forth by the EEOC, the federal agency charged with enforcement of the age discrimination act. Some institutions actively seek out […]

5 Ways to Deal with a Hostile Work Environment

A hostile work environment is not only challenging to deal with, but it can also be a complicated issue to navigate. If you have been the subject of intimidating and offensive conduct from a supervisor or coworker based on your protected status (such as your race, gender, or age, or because you engaged in activity […]

Uber Harassment Case: What We Can Learn

The Uber harassment scandal launched a huge conversation in the tech world after whistleblower Susan Fowler exposed the sexism and harassment she faced at her former employer. Highlighting that discrimination and harassment happen across industries and can occur at any level, there is still much to learn to improve workplace culture — and human resource […]

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Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late: The Statute of Limitations to File an Age Discrimination Claim

Age discrimination not only harms careers and affects families, but it is also illegal and should not be tolerated. If you or someone you know is the victim of age-based discrimination, you should know there are statutes of limitations for filing a claim. It is crucial to contact an employment and labor law attorney as […]

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