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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...

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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...


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...


Recent Summary Judgment Orders for the Northern District of Georgia

In this first feature below, you will find summaries of four recent employment-related reports and recommendations by magistrate judges in the Northern...


Equal Pay Day 2021

How many extra days past year-end does it take a woman to earn what a man did in just 12 months? For...


One Year Out: The Pandemic’s Negative Impact on Women in the Workforce

A year into the pandemic and the female workforce is suffering. Women have been leaving the workforce and losing jobs at higher...


How Do Wage and Hour Laws Apply to Employees Working From Home?

With the slow pace of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and the emergence of at least three more rapidly spreading variants, remote workforces...


Can You Get Fired For Being Sick?

Did you know that your employer can fire you for virtually any reason? Most employees who are terminated immediately seek answers as...


What You’re Owed When Leaving a Job

It's been a very interesting year for the job market in Georgia, and you may find yourself considering a change in employment...


The Role of Politics in the Workplace

The social temperature in our city and country is high and flowing into the workplace, be it through discussion or attire with...


B&F and Stanton Law Examine the Implications of Bostock

The collaboration between Barrett & Farahany and Stanton Law continues!  Amanda Farahany, managing partner at Barrett & Farahany, and Christine Green of Stanton Law have co-authored "In Bostock's Wake,...

Amanda Farahany Quoted in Agenda Article “How Companies Contend With Discrimination Charges.”

Amanda Farahany Quoted in Agenda Article “How Companies Contend With Discrimination Charges.”

Amanda Farahany was interviewed for an Agenda article "How Companies Contend With Discrimination Charges."  In the article, Amanda notes that discrimination is still prevalent...

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