workplace discrimination

Steps to Take if You’re a Victim of Employment Discrimination

Employment discrimination is the mistreatment of an employee by an employer due to the employee’s membership in a protected class. There are several types of employment discrimination, including: 

Race discriminationDisability discriminationAge discriminationNational origin discriminationEthnicity discriminationGender discriminationPregnancy status discrimination

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workers' compensation claim

What’s the Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and Unemployment Benefits?

If you’ve been injured at work, it’s imperative that you understand the difference between workers’ compensation and unemployment benefits. Although both are designed to provide financial assistance to eligible parties, there are several key differences between the two programs. In this article, we explain the difference between workers’ compensation and unemployment benefits...

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whistleblower

What Is a Whistleblower?

The federal government is defrauded out of billions of dollars each year. To combat this issue, the government relies heavily on citizens to report information concerning fraud. People who report fraud to the government are known as whistleblowers. In this article, we discuss whistleblowers and the specific protections they enjoy under state...

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construction worker injured on the job

Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries

On-the-job injuries are a fact of life in many professions. Fortunately, many workplace injuries are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Workers' compensation is a type of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees who are injured on the job in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee's right to...

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Can You Be Fired For Political Views?

We’re living in a politically-charged country. Protests are commonplace and political debates run rampant on social media. It’s only natural that political issues spill over to the workplace from time to time. At work, squabbles over hot-button topics can sour relationships. Your boss may notice the politically-charged comment you wrote on social media, or he...
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