Wrongful termination is a common occurrence in the United States: a 2018 report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) revealed there were roughly 91,000 claims of wrongful
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a 1938 federal law overseen by the Department of Labor that establishes minimum wage, overtime pay and hours, recordkeeping and child employment provisions.
In nearly every major industry, there are rules established in order to place restrictions on an employer’s ability to search or monitor an employee’s private actions, belongings, communications or
According to a recent report from The Longo Firm, a Florida-based personal injury and employment law firm, a wrongful termination case — from filing the lawsuit to the verdict — can take anywhere from
If you are an hourly employee who often works overtime and is not properly compensated — or paid at all — for these extra hours, you’re not alone. According to a 2015 survey conducted by policy
If you work for a company that offers Family and Medical Leave to their employees, you may be wondering just what sort of situations would justify taking advantage of such a benefit. While there are
A labor union or trade union is an organized group of workers who unite to make decisions about conditions affecting their work. Joining together in unions enable workers to negotiate for higher wages
Overtime can be very tiring, but most people will willingly do it for the extra pay it brings. Many times, just a few hours of overtime means a bill gets paid that would otherwise go into default, or
Federal and state laws serve to protect employees from a variety of unfair labor practices. In fact, nearly all facets of employment are influenced by employment law. These include the hiring process,
Work can be really hard sometimes. This is especially true in today’s culture, where giant corporations can replace any of their employees very quickly. This is no excuse for workplace discrimination.