Sep 22, 2016

Reverse Discrimination Is Also Against The Law

  An interesting case was decided recently by the New Mexico Court of Appeals.  A woman named Natalie Garcia was a school bus driver for the Hatch Valley Public School System.  The town of Hatch is known for its phenomenal …

Jul 10, 2015

What Federal Laws Protect Against Pregnancy Discrimination – Part II

The federal laws which prohibit pregnancy discrimination and provide for disability and parenting leaves are Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which includes the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, (see section 2000e(k) of the law for the …

Oct 29, 2013

Disabilities Should Not Stand in the Way of Success in the Workplace

Governor Hassan has proclaimed October Disability Employment Awareness Month

Jan 29, 2013

Using FLMA Leave to Care for My Adult Child?

By Benjamin T. King – New Hampshire Employment Lawyer A new U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Administrator’s Interpretation has been issued to clarify who qualifies as an adult “son or daughter” whom an employee may take unpaid leave from work …

Dec 28, 2012

You’re Fired – Too Attractive so Employee Can be Fired

By C. Kevin Leonard – New Hampshire Employment Attorney How would you answer if you were asked is it illegal for an employer to fire a female employee who has engaged in no wrongdoing but the boss views the employee …

Dec 06, 2012

Can I Get a Copy of My Personnel File?

By Benjamin T. King – New Hampshire Employment Attorney What does your employer do with any “write-ups” your employer may give you? Generally, the employer places write-ups in your personnel file. Your personnel file is a file that the employer …

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