Proving Disability Discrimination

Disability Discrimination at the Office Disability discrimination in the workplace is a pervasive problem, one that can have devastating effects on an individual’s career and life. However, there are legal protections in place for those who may be facing disability discrimination, and there are steps you can take to build a case and prove disability…

Understanding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) is a federal law that provides protection to pregnant women and new mothers in the workplace. It prohibits employers from discriminating against employees and applicants on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. The law applies to all employers with 15 or…

Common Examples of Wrongful Termination

An Employer’s Legal Obligations You’re probably already aware that employers have certain obligations to their employees, but do you know that you are protected by law from wrongful termination? What is Wrongful Termination? Wrongful termination is the unlawful firing of an employee. It happens when an employer fires a worker for an illegal reason, such…

Do You Need a Repetitive Motion Injury Attorney?

Repetitive Motion Injuries Repetitive motion injuries are common in occupations where workers do tasks like pulling an equipment lever on an assembly line or typing for long periods. It is common practice to use the terms “repetitive stress injury” and “repetitive motion injury” interchangeably when referring to occupational injuries caused by repeating the same motions…

How Workers’ Compensation Works

Get What You Deserve Accidents will occur regardless of how careful or safe workplaces are. Employers are likewise at risk from the dangers of the workplace. However, the danger to employers is more monetary than physical. Prior to the current system, a worker who sustained an accident in the workplace could have filed a lawsuit against the company’s…