When Does an Employer Need an Employment Lawyer?

Employment laws are dynamic and constantly change based on government agencies and courts issuing new rulings and legal interpretations. Lawsuits brought by former and current employees can result in significant financial and other damages being awarded to a plaintiff or plaintiffs at the expense of an employer, which can put a company at risk. While […]


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Can Employers Require COVID-19 Vaccinations In The Workplace?

As many workplaces weigh the pros and cons of returning employees to a physical office during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, employee vaccination has quickly become a top concern. Employers and employees alike wonder if vaccination will be required in order for workers to return to physical office space, as well as what the associated costs will be and who will bear them. While each workplace and its policies are unique, it’s important to examine the legalities of requiring COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace.


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Google Illegally Spied on Employees Before Terminating Them

The modern workplace has become a hub for various technological advancements across many different industries. Companies have adapted to having better computer systems, as well as more advanced cybersecurity measures than ever before. Despite the advantages afforded by these changes, some businesses have used technology to illegally monitor employee activity. Such is the case for tech giant Google, which is in hot water with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for illegally spying on its employees before terminating them.


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Former Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Employee Files Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Discrimination within the workplace is an unfortunate reality for many businesses across the nation. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received over 70,000 allegations of workplace discrimination for the fiscal year of 2019 alone. Unfortunately, these trends aren’t slowing down either, as earlier this month a former Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) employee filed a […]


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McDonald’s Sued By Ex-Franchise Owners In $1B Discrimination Lawsuit

According to an article written by Gettysburg College, it’s estimated that most Americans will spend one-third of their lives at work. Even as many have moved to make the transition to work from home due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many offices and workplaces have since reopened their doors to employees. While going […]


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Are COVID-19 Liability Waivers Enforceable?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented change in the way many people go about their daily lives and work. While many employers have made decisions to keep their teams working remotely indefinitely, others have decided to return to the office, whether partially or full time. Because of this, COVID-19 liability waivers have become a common […]


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How Employers Can Protect Themselves From Liability After Reopening

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge in areas across the U.S., many businesses are looking for ways to protect themselves from potential employer liability. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution for every company, employers must consider certain safety measures in order to avoid employees and visitors contracting the virus, as well as formal written […]


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Workplace Changes Employers Can Expect in the Wake of COVID-19

As the new coronavirus or COVID-19 continues to disrupt the everyday lives of many, changes to the modern workplace have become inevitable. Though many have hoped for a total return to normalcy following stay at home orders; unfortunately, however, this is not the case, as COVID-19 is showing no signs of waning. With this in […]


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Texas Unemployment Benefits Under CARES Act

Following the outbreak of the new coronavirus or COVID-19, many across the country have found themselves out of work and having to file for unemployment. With over 20 million unemployment claims being filed and nearly one million claims in Texas alone, officials have begun to roll out unemployment benefits under the Coronavirus Aid Relief Economic […]


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