fired for being pregnant at work

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, […]

fired due to pregnancy discrimination at work

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 […]

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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 […]

statute of limitations age discrimination claims in florida

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 […]

Veteran NFL Security Personnel File Lawsuit Claiming Age Discrimination

Recently, it was reported that nine veteran NFL security personnel have decided to file a lawsuit against the league citing age discrimination. The men, who happen to be in their 60’s and 70’s, claim the NFL laid them off without justification and subsequently replaced them with a much younger staff. The men, who held independent […]

how to prove age based discrimination

5 Ways to Prove Age-Based Discrimination in the Workplace

Age-based discrimination in the workplace is not uncommon and can occur in many different ways. Often, employees are passed up for promotions, suffer unwarranted comments and harassment, or are denied employment due to their age – but it does not stop there. Regardless of the tactics used to discriminate, there are laws protecting employees from […]

Helpful Tips When Dealing with a Gender Pay Gap

The gender gap has been a contested workplace issue for decades. Companies that justify wage discrepancies between men and women often claim it is in direct relation to their previous salaries. In other words, women are paid less at a new job because they were paid less at their old job. However, a new ruling […]

signs of a hostile work environment

You’re Not the Problem – It’s Your Job: 6 Signs You’re Dealing with a Hostile Work Environment

Most of us spend more time at work than we do at home – making it feel like a second home. That is why it is essential to have a healthy and happy working environment when possible. Sure, there are ups and downs in any job, but dealing with a hostile environment at work can […]

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Fighting Discriminatory Practices at Temp Agencies

Temp agencies are designed to provide companies in need of short-term work with temporary employees. By contracting with these agencies, companies benefit by saving money on payroll expenses and employees are able to find short-term work while looking for full-time employment. However, it is not commonly known by people looking for temporary work that temp […]

6 examples of age discrimination at work

6 Examples of Workplace Age Discrimination

Age-discrimination is not uncommon and can occur whether a person is already employed by a company or is interviewing for a job. The Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) was enacted in 1967 prohibiting employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older. Here are some examples of age discrimination and what you can do […]

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