Employment / Labor Archives - Barrett & Farahany
workplace retaliation

How to Recognize and Combat Workplace Retaliation

Workplace retaliation isn’t always obvious. Sometimes it's small, subtle, and done in such a way that you don’t realize it is happening....

workplace safety regulations

Workplace Safety Regulations: What Employees Need to Know

At Barrett & Farahany, we understand that workplace safety is an important issue that, when not treated with the utmost care, can...

remote work harassment

Does Remote Work Protect You From Workplace Harassment?

The transition to a hybrid office/remote workplace has brought new challenges with it, many of which are related to workplace harassment. As...

alternative dispute resolution

All Types of Alternative Dispute Resolution

When it comes to disputes between employees and employers, there are a variety of ways to reach a settlement without going to...

non-recruitment covenants

What are Employee Non-Recruitment Covenants?

Recently, in the case of North American Senior Benefits, LLC v. Wimmer, two insurance agents left their original employer and started up...

signs of workplace discrimination

7 Signs of Workplace Discrimination You Should Look Out For

When people think of discrimination, they often think of someone being subjected to something overt, like hate symbols, slurs, and hate crimes....

Small business employee at work.

Small Business vs. Large Corporation: How Does Employment Law Differ?

Many people work for small businesses rather than large corporations, but that doesn’t make them immune to workplace issues. Many people working...

religious acts in the workplace

What Religious Acts Are Protected in the Workplace?

Religious freedom is incredibly important to the people of this country. For many, this includes being able to practice their religious beliefs...

unconscious bias

The Impact of Unconscious Bias on the Workplace

At Barrett & Farahany, we often talk about the effects of workplace discrimination and its many different forms, but one that is...

wrongful termination damages

Damages in a Wrongful Termination Case

Wrongful termination can have severe financial and emotional consequences for workers. In a wrongful termination case, an employee can seek damages for...

overtime discrimination

Overtime Discrimination: Unveiling Gender and Racial Disparities

Most U.S. employers are required to pay their eligible employees overtime pay. But that may not always be the case. Overtime discrimination...

workplace harassment complaint

Filing a Workplace Harassment Complaint: Step-by-Step Guide

Everyone deserves to have a safe and respectable workplace. But that isn’t always the case. In fact, violence and harassment at work...

How Does At-Will Employment Work?

How Does At-Will Employment Work?

Let us tell you a story that many who have worked under at-will employment have experienced. John Smith had been working as...


FMLA vs. Paid Family Leave: Key Differences and Similarities

We all need to take time off from work to attend to our family, personal, and medical needs. That's why as an...


FLSA: Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees

Have you heard of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA)? It's a federal law that provides many protections and benefits...

FMLA Violations: Common Examples and What to Do If You Experience Them

FMLA Violations: Common Examples and What to Do If You Experience Them

In the U.S., both private and public sector employees have rights. Several laws help ensure a fair, hassle-free, and safe workplace for...

Is Harassment a Form of Discrimination?

Is Harassment a Form of Discrimination?

Harassment was, at one point, vaguely recognized as a form of unwelcome conduct, which meant conduct that qualified as discriminatory and not...

Barrett & Farahany Recognized by Expertise.com as One of the Top Employment Lawyers in the Atlanta Area for 2023

Barrett & Farahany Recognized by Expertise.com as One of the Top Employment Lawyers in the Atlanta Area for 2023

Barrett & Farahany is proud to be recognized by Expertise.com as one of the Top Employment Lawyers in the Atlanta area for...


What is Considered a Hostile Work Environment?

Many people use the term “hostile work environment” very casually. You might hear someone say this when they have coworkers or supervisors...


Signs of Employment Discrimination

In the 2022 fiscal year alone, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received 73,485 employment discrimination charges. This is a significant number of...


What is a Protected Class in the Workplace?

Realizing that you’re being treated differently than your coworkers can be extremely upsetting. When you’re being treated unfairly and it’s hurting your...


Law360 Covers Unequal Pay Complaint Represented by Barrett & Farahany Partner V. Severin Roberts

Law360 recently covered a complaint brought by former warehouse worker V.A., who alleges that she was terminated for reporting that she was...


Ways Retaliation Occurs in the Workplace

Many people would like to think that if they witnessed illegal actions and behaviors in the workplace, they would swiftly report them....


What is a Non-Compete Agreement?

In the rush of onboarding, it's sometimes easy to overlook an important document all new hires have to sign—the non-compete agreement. Sometimes...

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