Archive: Tag: black attorney

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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Black History Month: Jane Bolin


This week for Black History Month, I will be highlighting Jane Bolin. Like many of the previous individuals who have been highlighted in this series, Ms. Bolin’s accomplishments included numerous accomplishments that paved the way for African Americans. Some of those accomplishments included, but are not limited to: 1st black woman to graduate from Yale […]

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