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Wrongful Termination

Number One Workplace Right You Think Exists That Doesn't: Wrongful Termination

Donna Ballman | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business
Donna Ballman

One of the most popular columns I ever wrote was 10 Workplace Rights You Think You Have -- But Don't. In it, I identify ten work-related rights that most Americans think they have, but don't. The number one on the list, the number one thing people ask me about as an employment lawyer, is wrongful termination.

Gurbaksh Chahal, A Shining Example of How Not to Behave in Tech

Gregoris Kalai | Posted 10.06.2016 | Technology
Gregoris Kalai

As the saying goes: "trust grows at the speed of a coconut tree and drops at the speed of a coconut." In this case, it sure seems that the coconut has dropped and has hit a few a few people along the way.

Campbell Brown's Education Reform Isn't Good for Children

Dale Hansen | Posted 10.19.2014 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

Perhaps Brown would be interested in knowing that charter schools, non-union schools and schools without tenure protections actually don't outperform their counterparts.

How Facebook Can Get You Terminated and Keep You Terminated

Don McNay | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
Don McNay

If your employer can prove that you spend 63 percent of your time on social media, it doesn't make any difference how productive you are during the other 37 percent of the day. Judges, juries and arbitrators are going to look unfavorably on your cause.

BP Allegedly Fires Black Executive Because Of Her Hair And Ethnic Clothing

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Melphine Evans, A black former executive at BP (British Petroleum Oil Co.), is suing the oil company for allegedly firing her because of her braided h...

The Creepiest Things That Happened At Work In 2012

Posted 12.17.2012 | Small Business

Whether it's spiders, snakes or Emperor Palpatine from Star Wars, most of us are totally creeped out by certain things. Unfortunately, for some, th...

Jillian Berman

Ex-Benz Employees Claim They Were Subject To Racial Discrimination, Fired For Bringing It Up | Jillian Berman | Posted 08.09.2012 | Business

Two employees of a Manhattan Mercedes-Benz dealership claim they were subject to racial discrimination at work and then fired after bringing this issu...

Company Ordered To Pay Up In Pregnancy Discrimination Case

Posted 03.06.2012 | Parents

A Milwaukee medical staffing company will have to pay a former employee nearly $150,000 after firing the new mom for taking maternity leave. The U....

D.A.: Lowe's Lied To Avoid Injured Worker's Claim

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Employee Wages Six Year Battle Against Home Improvement Chain By Al Norman SAN MATEO COUNTY, CA--A District Attorney for the County of San Mateo...