As a freelance writer, your income and livelihood depend on the work you produce for your clients. But what if one of your clients is trying to prohibit you from working for anyone else? Below is some valuable information for freelance writers when it comes to dealing with non-compete agreements.
Category: Employment Law
Ways to Identify Employment Discrimination
It is illegal for employers to discriminate against job applicants and employees for certain characteristics like race or gender. Nevertheless, discrimination in the workplace can and does occur. Unless the discrimination is identified and addressed quickly, it can infect and impact an entire workplace and cause professional harm to you or others.
Can You Sue Your Employer for Harassment While Working Remotely?
Since the pandemic began, more companies have turned to remote work opportunities for their employees. This new workplace trend has made many jobs permanently remote, and employees are enjoying the freedoms that come with no longer commuting to the office.
Unfortunately, even though you may be working from home,...
Steps to Take After Workplace Retaliation
Employers are generally free to do what’s necessary within their organization, including demoting and firing employees. However, when these negative actions are retaliatory, this crosses a line and leaves employers vulnerable to legal consequences.
If you believe you’re experiencing workplace retaliation, you’re not alone, and you may have legal...
Elizabeth Chavez Named an Emerging Lawyer By Leading Lawyers℠
Geneva, IL (Law Firm Newswire) January 20, 2022 – We are pleased to announce that Elizabeth Chavez has been named an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers℠.
To be selected as an Emerging Lawyer, a candidate must be of proven character and display an outstanding aptitude for the practice of...
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
If you believe you are a victim of...
New Employer COBRA Requirements Under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged our nation and has had a particularly devastating effect on both employees and employers alike. In light of the disturbing impact on the livelihoods of millions of Americans, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”), which provides certain eligible individuals with six (6) months...