January 2014

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Posted by Legal Team On January 30, 2014

Public official sues school system for wrongful termination

A current county treasurer filed two lawsuits against her former employer claiming that she suffered wrongful termination as a public school food service director. The woman claimed that slander was the cause of her termination. Specifically she is claiming that the owner of a small business she…

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Posted by Legal Team On January 23, 2014

Blind student engages school in disability discrimination suit

Facing disability discrimination at your school or job is something no one should have to experience. The Americans with Disabilities Act and Fair Employment and Housing Act are laws that protect people from unjust discrimination. Employees who live with a disability must know their rights in order…

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Posted by Legal Team On January 16, 2014

Politician resigns after several sexual harassment claims

No one deserves a hostile working environment. Unfortunately many cases of sexual advances, lewd comments, innuendo and sexually explicit materials in the workplace go unreported because victims of harassment fear termination and demotion. This is a scary feeling and can seriously impair your work, life and health….

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Posted by Legal Team On January 3, 2014

San Francisco increases employee rights in 2014

What will the New Year bring in San Francisco? By way of employee rights protection, more support for employees who also double as caregivers outside of the office. A new ordinance applies specifically to an employee who has an obligation to assist with the care of a…

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