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Does My Employer Have to Give Me Paid Breaks?

Technically no, your employer does not have to give you paid breaks, at least not in Alabama; but there is more to it than that. …

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Report Suggests Sexual Harassment Linked to Health Problems

According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), women who suffer from sexual assault and harassment suffer from …

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Managing a Hostile Work Environment

One of the toughest scenarios in the workplace is living with an abusive or hostile work environment. In many cases, the hostility, abuses, and harassment …

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What Does At-Will Employment Really Mean?

The term ‘at-will employment’ is often misused and overused in regular conversation about wage and employment disputes. If you have been terminated or demoted by …

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Can Workers File Class Action Age Discrimination Lawsuits?

You probably already know it is unlawful to discriminate against workers based on age. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is charged with the responsibility …

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Is My Recovery from a Discrimination Case Subject to Division in My Divorce?

Every year, thousands of Americans file and succeed in claims against their employers for discrimination, including pregnancy discrimination, age and gender discrimination, racial discrimination, sexual …

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Your Rights as a Pregnant Woman in the Workforce

According to reports by The Guardian, roughly 54,000 women lose their jobs each year due to maternity leave or pregnancy discrimination. Discrimination may include harassment, …

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When Employers Use Wage Violations to Save Money

Some businesses believe that providing a safe and comfortable workplace is too expensive or will hurt the bottom line. This can lead them to cut …

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