In 2020, 67,448 workplace discrimination charges were filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Many thousands more were filed with local and state agencies, as well as directly in state courts. It is unlawful to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in regard to hiring, termination, promotion, compensation, job training, or … Read more
There are many things insurance companies look at to determine the compensation value of your personal injury claim, particularly for auto accidents, slip and fall injuries, and workplace accidents. Keeping these things in mind can help you plan and be better prepared for the outcome. First & Foremost The at-fault party is required to compensate … Read more
The average internet user has at least 8 social media accounts. Due to this trend, employers are increasingly utilizing platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to screen for prospective hires and to also keep tabs on current employees. Does social media impact employment law? What does the increased use of social media mean for … Read more
The most common types of lawsuits filed every year are personal injury claims. The purpose of a personal injury claim is to compensate those who have been injured or harmed by the negligence of others. There are many different forms of personal injuries that can occur. So, what are the most common types of personal injury claims?
What is employment discrimination, and what compounds discrimination against employees or job applicants? Workplace discrimination can take many forms. It typically occurs when an employee or job applicant is treated unfairly because of their race, gender, nationality, religion, age, disability, or familial status.
Working in construction can already be a dangerous profession. In fact, according to The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, it is estimated that one in ten construction workers are injured every year. During the winter, there are also weather-specific hazards for construction workers to be aware of.