For years I’ve provided legal advice to employees about whether and when they can record workplace conversations with their bosses. Increasingly, though, I am seeing situations where it is the supervisors doing the recording. And if your boss is recording you, you… Read More ›
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The Facts About Pregnancy Discrimination (Before, During and After)
Pregnancy discrimination remains widespread and shows up in many different ways: A refusal to hire or promote you while you’re pregnant. Harassing you about maternity or pregnancy-related medical visits or leave. Cutting your hours, or taking you off the schedule… Read More ›
Harassed or Fired After a Job Injury? Here’s What to Do.
Many employees become a target after reporting an on-the-job injury. It doesn’t matter whether it’s carpal tunnel from repetitive tasks, a slip-and-fall, or a construction accident. And it doesn’t matter if it was unavoidable. Employers get angry. Why? Because (1)… Read More ›
3 Ways Restaurants & Delivery Services Cheat Tipped Employees
A shocking number of employees who receive tips get cheated by their employers. How? It happens in many ways, but there are three scams often used by employers, especially in the food service and delivery industries. Here they are. #1 … Read More ›
Childcare Employee Fired After Reporting Incidents to Abuse Hotline
FT. WALTON BEACH, FL. (Feb. 26, 2018). A former childcare worker testified in her deposition today that she was fired within 48 hours after she called the Florida Abuse Hotline to report several incidents she witnessed. I represent the woman… Read More ›
Jim Garrity Recovers $400,000 for High School Principal
A high school voted yesterday to approve a $400,000 settlement in a discrimination lawsuit we filed against it on behalf of the school’s former principal, Michelle Gainer. The settlement brings to a close a two-year saga that began when… Read More ›
6 Amazing Facts About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is now an official US federal holiday that marks Dr. King’s birthday. It is always observed on the third Monday of January every year, and often lands on his actual birthday, January 15th. Dr…. Read More ›
Here’s How The Courts Define “Sexual Harassment”
I’m an employee rights lawyer. And I’m being asked daily – because of the daily news reports of shocking sexual harassment by leaders in the entertainment, sports and media fields – to explain the legal meaning of “sexual harassment.” … Read More ›
Can You Take Workplace Documents to Help Prove Your Case?
The short answer is, talk to an expert in employment law before you copy, forward or remove anything from the workplace to support your current or future claim against your employer. A Kia Motors employee in Georgia with a pending… Read More ›
Gig-Economy Jobs: Driving for Uber After You’re Fired From the 9-5 Job
An Orlando client was fired from a very stressful job about three weeks ago and immediately began driving for Uber. I asked her if I could question her about it and share her answers here. She agreed. I’m going to… Read More ›