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How Do I Know If I Am Owed Overtime Pay? It’s payday and you’ve worked a total of 45 hours that week. You look at your pay stub and realize you weren’t paid overtime pay for those last five (5) hours. Isn’t your employer required to pay you time and a half…

Clarifying Non-Compete Provisions and How They Affect You Often when entering into employment with a company, you will be asked to sign an employment contract or agreement. Inside that agreement are a variety of different covenants or promises that both you and your company are making with each other: agreements…

How to Deal With Harassment in the Workplace Most discussion of workplace harassment focuses on sex-related misconduct, such as a boss grabbing his secretary inappropriately, requesting sexual favors, or making other unwelcome sexual advances. These behaviors certainly fall under the umbrella of harassment in the workplace, but it’s important to…

Discrimination of Religion in the Workplace Freedom from religious discrimination is one of the founding beliefs on which this country was founded. The ability to practice a religion without fear of retaliation and persecution is a right that is afforded to every American. The workplace both private and public is…

Non Disclosure Agreement Between Omarosa and Trump In Question News broke this past weekend about former White House aide and Apprentice contestant, Omarosa Manigault-Newman’s controversial claims against President Donald Trump. The controversial claims of misogyny, racism, and mental decline come accompanied with Omarosa showing secretly recorded audio of a conversation…

What can I do if I’ve Experienced Employment Discrimination? It is an unfortunate fact that even today there are still cases of employment discrimination that occur regularly. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported that 84,254 workplace discrimination charges were filed with them in 2017. Employees in the United States still…

Investigating Discrimination in the Workplace Discrimination in the workplace is much more common than most are led to believe. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reports that 84,254 workplace discrimination charges were filed with the federal agency nationwide during fiscal year of 2017. All this discrimination in all of its various forms can…

Employment Discrimination is Illegal It’s hard to imagine a world without the discrimination laws that protect employees today. It was once a common practice to fire a woman for getting pregnant or paying black workers a fraction of the wages white workers made. Thankfully, our country has put discrimination laws…

Florida Racial Discrimination Law In 1964 the United States saw a historical breakthrough for civil rights with the signing of the Civil Rights Act. This legislation helped to stop the widespread injustice among marginalized groups in the United States by prohibiting unequal application of voter registration requirements, racial segregation in…

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination Law The past decade has seen history made with the legalization of same sex marriage and several states enacting various laws to protect members of the LGBT community. Various aspects of our society still discriminate against LGBT individuals through housing, healthcare, education and employment….