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As a worker in the United States you enjoy a number of protections that workers across the rest of the world may not enjoy. Everything from your working conditions to your wages are likely governed by state and/or federal law that ensure you are not taken advantage of or mistreated by employers. Many employees, however, […]

Although we have come a long way in the United States from the days when discrimination in the workplace was the accepted norm, workplace discrimination does still occur far more often than many people realize in the U.S. If you find yourself to be the victim of employment discrimination you may have the basis for […]

In the United States, both federal and state laws govern important aspects of the workplace, such as employment discrimination, minimum wages, an overtime pay. If you are a worker and you believe that your employer has violated any of those laws you likely have a legal recourse available to you. For example, if you believe […]

In the United States, both federal and state laws typically protect workers against employment discrimination. Not all acts of discrimination are illegal though… Workplace discrimination is only prohibited when it is based on a protected class or characteristic, such as race. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it illegal to discriminate […]

Although we have come a long way in the United States with regard to discrimination in the workplace, employment discrimination still occurs far too often that most people realize. The good news is that there are numerous federal and state laws that protect you should you face discrimination in the workplace. There is even a […]

Although the institution of marriage has been around for centuries, the concept of marriage “traditions” have changed considerably during that time – and continue to evolve today. Taking on the groom’s surname, for example, was once basically a given when a woman got married – but it hasn’t always been that way and may not […]

In the United States, workers are protected from employment discrimination by a number of state and federal laws. If you believe you have been discriminated against in the workplace and are considering taking legal action against your employer you may be wondering “ What is the difference between the EEOC and a private attorney? ” […]