Sep 18, 2012

CAN MY EMPLOYER REQUIRE ME TO TAKE MEDICAL OR MENTAL TESTS?

By Richard J. Lehmann – New Hampshire Employment Lawyer The Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) protects employees from being fired, demoted, or denied promotion based on physical or mental disability. Questions about ADA protections often arise when an employer uses …

Feb 07, 2012

EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINTS AT ALL TIME HIGH

Employment discrimination complaints against private sector employers reached an all-time high in the most recent fiscal year, federal regulators said this week. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that handles these claims before they go to …

Nov 03, 2011

LAW ENTITLES RETURNING SOLDIERS TO REINSTATEMENT

President Obama recently announced that the United States would pull its troops out of Iraq by the end of the year. This announcement likely means that many soldiers will be returning to civilian status and seeking jobs–in many cases the …

May 03, 2011

GENDER DISCRIMINATION – SHOULD I COPY AND TAKE DOCUMENTATION?

You know that you are about to be fired. Should you copy the documents and take them to prove your claims, if you decide to bring a lawsuit against your employer?

Apr 30, 2011

IF YOU ARE A WITNESS IN AN EMPLOYMENT CASE, ARE YOU PROTECTED FROM RETALIATION?

If an employer retaliates against you for cooperating with a complainant or investigator in regards to a complaint of unlawful activity, and the retaliation leads to a termination, or creates work conditions so harsh that they effectively force you to quit, you may be in a position to file your own lawsuit.

Mar 16, 2011

IS A FIANCÉ OF AN EMPLOYEE A PERSON WHO CAN’T BE RETALIATED AGAINST AT WORK?

A decision by the United States Supreme Court in January opened the door to a broader interpretation of the anti-discrimination laws.

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