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8 Things to Know About Your Employment Rights During the Pandemic

  The world has changed a lot this year, and the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented circumstances that have left many businesses reeling. Right now, many people are returning to work or looking for work, and they are facing a lot

8 Things to Know About Your Employment Rights During the Pandemic2020-08-05T08:41:19-04:00

Keep Yourself Legally Protected with Your Employer – David Angueira

David Angueira discusses a few common interactions that employees will have with their employer and what to look out for when they occur. Oftentimes, employees will sign contracts, agreements and miscellaneous documents from their employee blindly not realizing that 

Keep Yourself Legally Protected with Your Employer – David Angueira2020-07-30T21:57:07-04:00

Edinburg police union lawsuit removed to federal court, city responds

The city of Edinburg has removed a lawsuit filed by one of two police unions in the city that alleges discrimination based on union activity from state court to federal court. The Edinburg United Police Officers Association filed the lawsuit, which claims Chief

Edinburg police union lawsuit removed to federal court, city responds2020-05-30T03:45:40-04:00

A.G. Healey Gets $380,000 Settlement With Company That Failed To Hire Minority And Woman Subcontractors

Attorney General Maura Healey has reached a $380,000 settlement with a Canton-based building contractor accused of falsely claiming they had hired minority- and women-owned subcontractors as required on a $15 million dollar state project. The company, ENE Systems, Inc. — a systems engineering

A.G. Healey Gets $380,000 Settlement With Company That Failed To Hire Minority And Woman Subcontractors2020-05-30T03:16:36-04:00

Uber, Lyft Drivers File Unemployment Lawsuit In NY

Four Uber and Lyft drivers are suing the state of New York over what they say is a failure to pay their unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic, the New York Times reported. The lawsuit, filed directly against Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state’s

Uber, Lyft Drivers File Unemployment Lawsuit In NY2020-05-27T20:50:54-04:00

Judge rejects lawsuit dismissal request from Tyrone nursing home

Woman says she was terminated because of religion A U.S. District judge in Johnstown has rejected a request from a Tyrone nursing home to dismiss a lawsuit in which one of its former employees contends she was terminated because of her religious belief

Judge rejects lawsuit dismissal request from Tyrone nursing home2020-05-26T02:59:32-04:00

INSIGHT: Virginia Overhauls Anti-Discrimination Laws—Could Other States Follow?

Effective July 1, it will be illegal for Virginia employers to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran status, making Virginia the first Southern state to enact anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ+ workers. Morgan Lewis attorneys say the anticipated increase

INSIGHT: Virginia Overhauls Anti-Discrimination Laws—Could Other States Follow?2020-05-23T04:28:03-04:00

Lawsuit claims employee racial discrimination at Lake Winnepesaukah

CATOOSA COUNTY, Ga. — A former employee of Lake Winnepesaukah is suing the park, claiming he was the victim of racial discrimination while he worked there. Eric Lewis is seeking an unspecified amount of compensatory and punitive damages against Lake Winnie's owners. NewsChannel

Lawsuit claims employee racial discrimination at Lake Winnepesaukah2020-05-22T02:41:18-04:00

Boston Coronavirus News: Essential Workers Are Fighting Back

  They’re Still Working for You, and They Want Better Conditions On Monday, many Instacart workers went on strike, Amazon workers walked out of warehouses, staff at Amazon-owned Whole Foods said they would stage a “sick out” at locations around the country, and GE workers at a plant in

Boston Coronavirus News: Essential Workers Are Fighting Back2020-04-01T16:31:52-04:00