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Workplace Retaliation: When Your Employer Goes Too Far

You might have been a victim of workplace retaliation without even knowing what workplace retaliation is. Therefore, we first need to understand...


FMLA: Who is covered by the Family Medical Leave Act?

The Family Medical Leave Act, more commonly known by its acronym FMLA, is a labor law designed to provide certain rights to...


How To Prove A Hostile Work Environment?

Hostile work environments are not the easiest things to prove, but there are clear signs and evidence that you can consistently find...


Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Pregenancy discrimination is a reality faced by many women in the workplace whether they are in low-wage, physically demanding occupations, high-wage occupations,...


Fostering A Healthy Workplace Culture

Types of Workplace Culture A workplace has a life of its own, to a certain extent. Each place of employment has its...


Should I get a lawyer for an unemployment appeal?

After receiving a denied unemployment claim, you have a chance to make an appeal. But the timeline is tight, the process can...


Can I sue for wrongful termination?

After pouring time, energy and talent into your work, it's frustrating to be fired from your job without warning and without explanation....


What you should know before agreeing to a severance package

After a layoff, anxious employees sometimes sign whatever severance agreement they're offered, failing to appreciate that they may have more leverage to...


Understanding Equity in Hiring

Discussions of workplace discrimination often center on actions that occur during someone's time as an employee. But workplace safeguards extend to the...


How are pregnant employees protected against discrimination?

Many women are pregnant at some point during their working life, yet workplaces often still treat pregnancy as an impossible obstacle to...

How Does the Law Protect Religious Freedom in the Workplace?

How Does the Law Protect Religious Freedom in the Workplace?

Just this fall, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced three major settlements involving religious discrimination lawsuits. The cases, which originated...


Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health, once a taboo topic for many employers, became a top business consideration in 2021 as people became more open during...


How to Spot Workplace Retaliation

Every year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports its annual charges based on categories of discrimination. Year after year, retaliation tops...


Employee Spotlight: Lacey Wilson

Lacey Wilson is a law clerk with Barrett & Farahany's Alabama Trial Practice Group and a third-year law student at Samford University's...


Is Workplace Monitoring and Surveillance Legal in Georgia?

For anyone who works in a retail job or who may have in the past, it’s no surprise that much of the...


Summary Judgment Orders From September

Laura E. Alkins v. Butch Conway, in his official capacity; District Judge William M. Ray, II and Magistrate Judge Linda T. Walker;...


Employee Spotlight: Cameron Tipton

Cameron is an associate at Barrett & Farahany's Birmingham office. Cameron earned her law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law,...


Fair Credit Reporting Act

Do I have a Fair Credit Reporting Act claim? So much in life rests on your credit report: your ability to obtain...


Barrett & Farahany’s First Post-Merger Case Featured on NBC News

NBC News recently featured a story on Fariba Moeinpour, a research scientist and a Barrett and Farahany client who filed a federal discrimination...


Summary Judgment Orders From August

DeLoach v. CSX Transportation, Inc.; District Judge Mark H. Cohen and Magistrate Judge Alan J. Baverman; ADA – Reasonable Accommodation; Summary Judgment:...

Amanda Farahany Named an Atlanta Business Chronicle Woman of Influence

Amanda Farahany Named an Atlanta Business Chronicle Woman of Influence

Barrett & Farahany is proud to announce that Managing Partner Amanda Farahany has been selected as one of the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Women...


Summary Judgment Orders From July

Brooks v. Steadfast Services, Inc.; District Judge Amy Totenberg; Breach of Contract; Summary Judgment: Denied. Crittendon et al v. International Follies, Inc....


Older Workers Continue to Be Protected in Time of COVID

For months, legal experts have been predicting a rash of age discrimination lawsuits stemming from layoffs or firings of older workers during...

Amanda Farahany Named to the 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers List

Amanda Farahany Named to the 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers List

Barrett & Farahany is honored to announce that one of our founding partners, Amanda Farahany, has been included in the 2021 Georgia...

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