What’s the Equality Act?


Some big news in employment law happened when the Equality Act passed in the House of Representatives.  Although the Equality Act passed in the House of Representatives before, it unfortunately never made it further than that. Both versions of the Equality Act are essentially the same and set out to accomplish the same goal:expanding anti-discrimination […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month


Happy Black History Month!  Although Black history IS American history, the many contributions that Black Americans have made to America often go unnoticed. Some Americans don’t want to deal with the fact that slavery existed in this country for hundreds of years, or that people continued to discriminate against Black Americans for over 100 years […]

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Do I Have A Wrongful Termination Case If I Got Unemployment Benefits?


One of the most common questions I get asked is: Do I have a wrongful termination claim because I was awarded unemployment benefits?  Oftentimes, people get confused with the difference between unemployment benefits and the process used to decide if someone is awarded benefits, and wrongful termination claims and what’s necessary to have a valid […]

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Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?


Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Labor Day? Well it all goes back to the 1800s and more specifically to the Second Industrial Revolution. During this time period, Americans saw the rapid growth of oil, steel, and electric companies. The rapid growth was in large part attributed to the rise of factories. Although the […]

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Are Uber Drivers Employees?


Recently, Uber and Lyft were in the news and it wasn’t for some feel good reason, or because some new celebrity decided to dress up in disguise and drive around unsuspecting passengers until some big reveal. No, they’re in the news now because they threatened to shut down operations in California, during the middle of […]

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