Employees are protected from being terminated due to reasons that are otherwise protected under federal law, including medical reasons, but only under specific circumstances.
Unemployment costs many families more than just an income; it leaves them without medical coverage as well.
All employers are expected to determine whether or not the individual they hire is eligible to work in the U.S.
A former employee sued the restaurant chain this week for racial discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, workplace harassment, and failure to prevent harassment.
Discrimination based solely on a person’s sexual orientation happens when personnel treat a person they suspect of being of a certain sexual orientation less fairly than other employees or applicants.
Federal law doesn't require employers to issue final paychecks immediately, but it does specify a minimum period.
The rise of social media has created a web of problems for job applicants, employers, and their lawyers. When is it permissible to dismiss an applicant for a job using social media?
The ADA protects disabled workers and provides for “reasonable accommodations.” Both applicants and employees are entitled to equal employment opportunities regardless of disability.
There is no federal law which obligates employers to provide or pay for vacation leave, making it important to understand what happens to your accrued leave once your position is terminated.
A Baton Rouge, Louisiana, jail employee was fired in early September following an internal investigation found the worker had sexually harassed a coworker.