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What Are My Legal Rights Against Retaliation for Being a Whistleblower?

If you suspect or witnessed wrongdoing in the workplace but fear your employer will retaliate if you come forward with information, you need to know that as a “whistleblower,” you have protection. Unfortunately, many people have experienced disciplinary action, including termination, because they notified their employer about a problem at work. Instead of worrying about […]

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Posted on:
October 6th, 2017

Category:
Labor and Employment

How to Respond to a Negative Performance Evaluation Created as Pretext for Termination

You know you do a great job at work, but out of nowhere, you get a negative performance evaluation. Rather than question your capabilities, you need to be more concerned that the review was a pretext for termination. Unfortunately, some companies are not honest when it comes to terminations, instead blaming the employee for something […]

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Posted on:
September 29th, 2017

Category:
Labor and Employment

Home Defects: Do I Have the Right to Sue and If So, Whom Do I Target?

Even with a great Realtor, there is a lot that goes into buying a home. For a newly constructed home, there is little to worry about regarding defects since it remains under warranty. However, for an existing home, the seller has the responsibility of disclosing major defects, otherwise referred to as material defects. A “material […]

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Posted on:
September 7th, 2017

Category:
Real Estate Law

What Types of Cases Does an Elder Law Attorney Handle?

An elder law attorney is a legal professional who deals with matters that impact the lives of older or disabled individuals. Just as you have legal needs as a younger adult, you will need an attorney’s assistance as you age, but pertaining to different matters. Unfortunately, many people never seek help from an elder law […]

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Posted on:
August 24th, 2017

Category:
Elder Law

Can My Employer Force Me to Retire or Is That Discrimination?

If you are close to 65 and concerned that your employer is trying to force you to retire, you have protection. Thanks to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), there is no mandatory age for retirement. Under this law, you have protection against discriminatory practices that include hiring, termination, promotions, benefits, training, job duties, […]

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Posted on:
August 16th, 2017

Category:
Labor and Employment | Uncategorized