Mar 13, 2018

Is My Disability Covered Under the Law?

What Is a Disability – What constitutes a disability varies depending on the legal context.  This blog will address how disability is defined under disability insurance policies, workers’ compensation law, and the Americans With Disabilities Act and the New Hampshire …

Jul 05, 2017

6 Questions Employers Cannot Ask During Interviews

NH Employment Interviews – Not every question is “fair game” in a job interview.  Some questions that prospective employers pose to job candidates in interviews violate the law.  What types of questions might you face in a job interview that …

Jun 02, 2017

Starting an Employment Discrimination Claim Means Navigating A Sea of Deadlines

NH Employment Discrimination – If there is any area of the law where a person needs the guidance of an experienced lawyer in determining when and where to file a claim, it is in the area of employment discrimination. Statutory …

Mar 28, 2017

Am I Protected If I Report Employment Discrimination?

Am I Protected If I Report Employment Discrimination? NH Employment Discrimination – Many employees know that federal employment laws protect employees from discrimination and harassment based on certain categories, such including race, sex, pregnancy, age, disability or religion.  Many are …

Sep 22, 2016

Reverse Discrimination Is Also Against The Law

Reverse Discrimination – 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 …

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 …

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