Sometimes The Customer Is Wrong

Sometimes the customer is wrong

Employers are legally obligated to provide their employees with a workplace free from sexual harassment. Whether the perpetrator of harassment is an employee or a third-party like a customer, client, or vendor is generally irrelevant.

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What Is Unlawful Employer Retaliation?

Treated Unfairly? Feeling Helpless? Tom Enright is ready to Enforce Your Employee Rights. What Is Unlawful Employer Retaliation

Employers retaliate against their employees for all kinds of reasons and in all kinds of ways. Some of those reasons, while often unfair and contemptible, are perfectly legal. While others constitute violations of the law. It can be difficult to tell the difference between the two.

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Paid A Salary? You Still May Be Entitled To Overtime Wages.

State and federal law generally require most employers to pay their employees overtime wages unless the employee is exempt. One such exemption exists for certain salaried employees. However, just because an employer has decided to pay you a salary, does not necessarily mean that you are automatically exempt from overtime wage laws.

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Who Are These People?

Who are the people in the lending industry?

There is no doubt that the lending industry has become needlessly complicated. Part of the reason for this is to keep consumers in the dark about their loans. Consider this post an introduction to some of the more common entities involved with your mortgage loan.

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The Rights Of The At Will Employee

At will employment limits the rights of employees. But it does not foreclose all rights. Just because you are an at will employee does not mean that your employer is totally free to terminate you for any reason at all.

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Unauthorized and Impermissible Credit Inquiries Damage Consumers

When you take a look at your credit report, do you notice that section called “credit inquiries” followed by a list of companies or names? The credit reporting agency has provided those companies listed in that section with access to your credit report. You probably don’t recognize some of the names listed but simply assume the inquiries are lawful. But the truth is that many of those companies do not have a permissible purpose for accessing your credit report.

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What Is Workplace Sexual Harassment?

What is workplace sexual harassment?

People are talking about workplace sexual harassment. This is a good thing. People generally agree, thankfully, that sexual harassment is a practice that has no business existing in the modern world, including the modern workplace. But that agreement ends when people start debating what actually constitutes workplace sexual harassment. The law can shed some light.

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