Labor and Employment

How Does an Employment Lawyer Evaluate and Prove Retaliation in the Workplace?

How Does an Employment Lawyer Evaluate and Prove Retaliation in the Workplace? 2

Retaliation is a word that carries some often heavy connotations. When it comes to workplace retaliation, it normally involves something like the following – > Firing an employee, perhaps the most extreme example of adverse action >> Demoting an employee >> Changing an employee’s role to his or hers disadvantage or displeasure >> transferring the …

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12 Famous Wrongful Dismissal Cases (#7 Will Amaze You)

12 Famous Wrongful Dismissal Cases (#7 Will Amaze You) 3

Wrongful termination is a term that can lead to massive consequences for both the wrongfully terminated and ‘the terminator’. And in some jurisdictions wrongful termination for everything from sexual harassment to a hostile work environment issues can lead to massive punitive damages claims. It is an area of law that is rich for lawyers and …

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Storm Warning: Will Stagflation Herald A Wave of Corporate Failures?

Storm Warning: Will Stagflation Herald A Wave of Corporate Failures? 4

Herbert Smith Freehills – With inflationary pressures and battered supply chains plaguing business, the debate has resumed over how long struggling firms can put off restructuring With governments winding down Covid-19 support, supply chains buckling under multiple disruptions, growth stalling and high inflation taking hold, it is unsurprising that businesses are feeling the pressure at …

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What Legal Rights Do Restaurant Waiters Have? Here Are The Top 9

What Legal Rights Do Restaurant Waiters Have? Here Are The Top 9 5

The waiting and waitress business in the United States is one of the largest workforces in the country, employing around 2.5 million people, or two per cent of the country’s workforce. Serving hundreds of customers is a physically demanding task, which the waiters and waitresses have to do every day. They have to keep moving …

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Workplace Accident Lawsuits: A Quick Guide for Workers

Workplace Accident Lawsuits: A Quick Guide for Workers 6

What is required to be proved in a workplace injury lawsuit?  We asked compensation attorneys Gould Injury Law to outline the basics for those involved in such cases. Aside from paying a fair monthly wage, an employer must take measures for employee safety. Unfortunately, many don’t pay heed to this matter, which eventually results in …

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Covid Law – Dear Littler: Can we ban the unvaccinated from our office parties?

Covid Law - Dear Littler: Can we ban the unvaccinated from our office parties? 7

By Jeremy F. Wood and Sanjay V. Nair  – Littler Mendelson Dear Littler: The holiday season is upon us, and we’d like to celebrate this year by holding an actual office party like we did in the “before” times. Prior to 2020, we held luncheons in our New Jersey branch office for workers only, and hosted evening parties …

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Are COVID Vaccine Mandates Coming To The Workplace?

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Legal and Practical Considerations for Employers Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations Sidley Austin – Ever since COVID-19 vaccines became widely available to the public, U.S. businesses, newsrooms, and employees alike have debated whether vaccine mandates would be coming to the workplace. As discussed in more detail below, various federal agencies have issued guidance indicating that mandating vaccines …

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How To Create a Positive Company Culture and Prioritize Employee Satisfaction

Business leaders look at the key characteristics helping to build business success Ray Bharara* Company culture goes far beyond buzzwords and free snacks. It is the entire atmosphere of the office, how people treat one another, and an orientation towards productivity and positivity. Creating a strong company culture is way easier said than done, and …

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