While lawyers and judges are the ultimate legal experts, of course, I believe that every citizen should take the time to learn a little about law for several reasons. First, it is important to know your rights, and knowing them can come in handy if anyone ever accuses you of a crime you didn't commit or threatens you legally in another other way. Second, learning about your local, state, and federal laws can help you act as a better citizen. When election time comes around, you can then truly understand ever change in law being proposed by a candidate and whether it benefits society or not. I plan to share posts about law topics explained in plain English on my new blog, so you can come back often to sharpen your legal knowledge!
16 February 2021
If you are having an issue with discrimination in the workplace, you may be thinking about contacting the human resources department at your company. Although this is a natural inclination, there are many problems with doing this. It is quite possible that you could make matters worse. However, there is no reason to ignore discrimination in the workplace. If you are a victim of sexual harassment, racial or ethnic discrimination, or severe bullying, then you should consult with an attorney.
15 January 2021
Equal pay for equal work is a contentious issue between workers and employees. That's especially the case when an employer appears to be providing unequal pay on the basis of sex, race, disability, or age. It's reasonable to wonder, though, whether your claim stands a good chance of success. The following examines several things that often factor into equal pay cases. Covered Forms of Compensation A wide range of types of compensation are covered by the two dominant laws that cover pay equality.