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“The righteous is concerned for the rights of the poor,
The wicked does not understand such concern.”

- Proverbs 29:7

 

 


 

 

employment law

  • Discrimination and Retaliation
  •     - Race
        - Sex
        - Age
        - Disability
        - Religion
        - National Origin
  • Sex Discrimination
  •     - Sexual Harassment
        - Sex Discrimination
        - Hostile Work Environmant
        - Retaliation
  • Worker's Compensation
  •     - On the job injuries
  • Union Claims
  • Arbitration Claims
  • Unemployment Claims
  • Employee Manuals
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  •     - Overtime Claims
        - Minimum Wage
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  •     - Interference Claims
        - Retaliation
  • Americans With Disablilites Act (ADA)
  •     - Age Discrimination
        - Retaliation
  • ERISA Law (Employee Benefits)
  •     - Long Term Disability
        - Short Term Disability
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Employee Contacts
  • Employeer Compliance
  • Alabama is an employment “at will” state and the phrase “wrongful termination” is a misnomer. At will employment means that an employer can fire, terminate, suspend, fail to hire, demote and/or lay off an employee with or without cause and for almost any reason, no reason and even a false or mistaken reason except in limited circumstances and exceptions.  The exceptions to the general rule fall under the federal anti-discrimination statutes and other federal and limited state laws that protect certain rights of employees.  It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee because of their race, national origin, religion, sex, disability and age. It is also unlawful for an employer to retaliate against an employee for complaining of illegal discrimination or for applying for Family Medical Leave, overtime claims, failure to pay minimum wage or making a worker’s compensation claim.  The laws mentioned above and herein are not exhaustive and you should call my firm if you have any questions about your rights as an employee before making any decisions such as quitting or resigning your employment.


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