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Are H-1B Work Visa Holders Eligible for FMLA Leave?

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The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a federal law that protects the employment rights of workers in the event they have to take time off to deal with a serious health condition, including many illnesses and pregnancy. Under the FMLA, workers generally have the right to take up to twelve weeks…..Read More »

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Reasons Why Employers Should Practice Good Documentation in the Office

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When illegal termination cases and similar kinds of employment disputes reach the courts, the proceedings often turn into a parade of mutual recriminations. The employee believes there was unfair treatment by the employer. The employer feels it did everything it reasonably could to help the employee become a productive worker. In many cases, the court’s…..Read More »

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How to Know if You Were Illegally Fired from Your Job

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Getting fired from a job is an unpleasant experience, particularly when an employer decides to terminate without warning. Abrupt termination not only means job loss, but frequently it may also mean little preparation for the newly acquired status of job seeker. It’s understandable for a terminated employee to feel wronged and to wonder if the…..Read More »

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4 Steps You’ll Need to Take Before Pursuing a Wrongful Termination Suit

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The only thing worse than losing your job is losing your job for no reason at all or for an unjust reason. Thankfully, there are employment laws that may allow workers to obtain redress in the event of an unlawful firing. If you have suffered wrongful termination, it’s important to contact a local Atlanta employment…..Read More »

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Learn About Work Pay Discrimination

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The Equal Pay Act prohibits pay discrimination on the basis of gender. Signed into federal law in 1963, the Equal Pay Act was a big win for the women’s rights movement at the time. Unfortunately, pay discrimination continues to be an issue in today’s workplace, primarily for women who continue to be underpaid and undervalued…..Read More »

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