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  • Gender Pay Gap

    Equal pay, for equal work. This is an idea that in theory makes sense. If two workers are doing equal work, in a similar environment, and are required to have equal responsibility, effort, and skill, then putting this theory into practice in the real world, should be a no brainer. However, this has not always […]

  • Fair Treatment

    Fair Treatment in the workplace can be a complicated topic. If I say this am I breaking the law? If I do this could I get fired? Those questions and more will be answered below as we discuss harassment, discrimination and retaliation laws in the state of Michigan. When it comes to the state of […]

  • The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a federal law enforcement agency that enforces laws against workplace discrimination. In order to file a lawsuit against an employer you first have to file a charge of discrimination with the EEOC. This guide will help you do exactly that.   Time Limits for Filing a Charge […]

  • Indiana State Governor Mike Pence has responded to the outcry against the recently created Religious Freedom Restoration Act, “RFRA”, which Indiana had enacted into law just the past week. We had recently done an article on the RFRA earlier this week that you can read by clicking here. On April 9 2015, Gov. Mike Pence […]

  • In the United States, the Freedom of Religion is a constitutionally given right within the first amendment. As the years change and the country developed, things had to change and additions were made to our rights. One of those changes happened to be the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, “RFRA.” The backstory for the act is […]

  • Pregnancy can be a tough enough time in a woman’s life without worrying that her job or career are on the line. There are laws in place to protect you from pregnancy discrimination in the event that you are in need of extra accommodation during your pregnancy, to keep your employer from discriminating against you […]

  • Within the last decade, more women have entered the work force. As their numbers surge, their vulnerability to harassment has also increased. Often reported in the media are criminal acts of rape, assault and molestation, while the ‘less severe’ forms of harassment like verbal abuse, repeated lewd emails or smses, physical touching, or unwelcome comments […]

  • There are as many kinds of discrimination and harassment in the workplace as there are laws put in place to protect against it. Federal, state, and local law agencies have all put in place laws that protect the employee from unnecessary discrimination and harassment. Despite all of that, many employees can feel overwhelmed when discrimination […]

  • Veterans Rights under The ADA The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployments Rights Act (USERRA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title 1, are federal laws that protect veterans who are disabled from discrimination in the workplace and while looking for jobs. The United States Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) […]