Blog Posts in 2018

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  • Surviving Sexual Harassment
    Surviving Sexual Harassment

    The Aftermath Sexual harassment is no joking matter. It can take place in all types of work environments, including federal jobs. It takes courage and determination to file a sexual harassment claim; ...

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  • Pregnancy Discrimination at 40 Steak & Seafood
    Pregnancy Discrimination at 40 Steak & Seafood

    Recent EEOC Case Regarding Pregnancy Discrimination In a press release issued this week, a case was filed through the EEOC against 40 Steak & Seafood for pregnancy discrimination. A server at the ...

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  • Can You Get Fired from Off-Duty Misconduct?
    Can You Get Fired from Off-Duty Misconduct?

    Whether it’s getting arrested for a drunk driving over the weekend or posting something offensive on social media, it is possible for federal agencies to discipline employees due to misconduct that ...

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  • What to Do If Hostile Working Conditions Affect Your Mental Health
    What to Do If Hostile Working Conditions Affect Your Mental Health

    While many people often think of on-the-job injuries as physical (i.e. back injuries, repetitive stress injuries, broken bones, etc.), psychological injuries can be just as devastating. Some jobs are ...

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  • EEOC & NLRB: Differences Over Confidentiality in Workplace Sexual Harassment Investigations
    EEOC & NLRB: Differences Over Confidentiality in Workplace Sexual Harassment Investigations

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a report addressing how employers should respond to sexual harassment complaints in the workplace – a report which has raised ...

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  • NLRB Proposes Change to Joint Employer Standard
    NLRB Proposes Change to Joint Employer Standard

    On Sep. 13, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a press release about the Board proposing a rule change to its joint employer standard. In the release, it stated that on Sep. 14, ...

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