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Employee Rights

Healthcare Employee Rights: Can a Frontline Worker Refuse the Vaccine?

February 9, 2021

Because of employee rights protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and religious discrimination laws, when an employer creates a policy that mandates getting the COVID-19 vaccine, they must […]

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ADA “Perceived As Disabled” Employment Lawsuits Surge In COVID-19

September 28, 2020

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals with disabilities are protected from employment discrimination. However, the Act also protects those employees who are not disabled but are perceived as […]

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Workplace Whistleblower Protections Become Latest Concern in COVID-19 Era

September 14, 2020

Bloomberg Law reports that as employers grapple with COVID-19-related workplace safety concerns, state and local laws across the country have adapted whistleblower protections for employees. However, the question remains–is it […]

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Wrongful Termination & COVID-19 Reopenings

June 15, 2020

As much of the nation reopens, many nonessential employees are beginning to return to work after months of remote operations or even layoffs. However, for those who have been able […]

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MeatPacking Industry Serves As COVID-19 Hotspot: Worker’s Rights

June 1, 2020

As if it was a modern twist on Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle, the meatpacking industry is once again a danger to workers. This time, however, for its spread of the […]

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Inadequate Warehouse Safety Sparks Concerns For Employees

April 28, 2020

Amazon is likely to face legal repercussions after failing to provide adequate protection to employees, reports indicate. In an April 27 NPR article, it was reported that the company may […]

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Employment Class Action Lawsuits Surge as a Result of COVID-19

April 24, 2020

It comes as no surprise that as more Americans face unsafe working conditions, layoffs and wage and hour violations, employment class action lawsuits are on the rise. In an article […]

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When Truck Drivers Become Ill, Who Cares For Them?

April 22, 2020

When you feel ill, you stay home–especially now with hospitals only taking the most severe cases and doctors’ offices urging those with COVID-19 to stay away unless they need emergency […]

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Can your boss make you come to work during coronavirus outbreak?

March 26, 2020

As seen in USA Today by Dalvin Brown USA TODAY Michelle Sylvester refuses to go back to work because she doesn’t want to risk spreading coronavirus. Sylvester, a Long Beach, […]

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