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.

Oct 03, 2010

Justice Delayed New Hampshire Court System

Several attorneys filed suit against the State recently to try to obtain proper funding for our judicial system.  It is broken and I could not sit idly by and let it be gutted by excessive legislative budget cuts so I …

Sep 21, 2010

MEDIATION: WILL IT SETTLE MY CASE?

Mediation is a type of “alternative dispute resolution.” Simply put, it is a formalized method by which you attempt to settle your lawsuit before going to trial. It is often confused by lawpersons with arbitration, which is an alternative form of trial judges rather than an actual judge and jury.

Aug 31, 2010

COPYING EMAILS AS EVIDENCE IN EMPLOYMENT CASES

You know you are about to be fired for doing the right thing, or because you complained about sexual harassment. You have emails or memos from your boss or co-workers which you know will prove the truth of your allegations. Can you take them with you if you are fired or when you quit after the retaliation becomes too much for you to endure?

Jun 17, 2010

CAN BEING “TOO HOT” GET YOU FIRED?

According to the New York City newspaper The Village Voice, Former Citibank employee Debrahlee Lorenzana has sued the New York City bank claiming that she was fired from her position as a banker for being “too hot.”

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