Blog Posts in April, 2014

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  • The Work/Life Balance - Are There Employment Laws That Protect It?
    The Work/Life Balance - Are There Employment Laws That Protect It?

    For any working parent, it’s hard to maintain the coveted work/life balance. It doesn’t matter if you manage a fast food restaurant or a multi-billion dollar corporation – the ability to fit ...

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  • Gender Discrimination and Sexism in the Technology Industry
    Gender Discrimination and Sexism in the Technology Industry

    Old-School Sexism in a High-Tech Industry Leaders like Marissa Mayer of Yahoo! and Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook have made an incredible impact on the high-tech industry and are admired for their ...

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  • Can You Exchange Overtime for Comp Time?
    Can You Exchange Overtime for Comp Time?

    You’ve been working hard on a project for your company, putting in 48 hours instead of the standard 40-hour workweek. To thank you, your manager gives you a day off in comp time the following week so ...

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  • Discrimination Based On A Worker's Health Care Choice
    Discrimination Based On A Worker's Health Care Choice

    Protecting Whistleblowers Who Report Affordable Care Act Violations The Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare, reduces healthcare costs for American workers by abolishing dollar ...

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  • If You Have a Prescription for Medicinal Marijuana, Can You Be Fired for Failing the Drug Test?
    If You Have a Prescription for Medicinal Marijuana, Can You Be Fired for Failing the Drug Test?

    The conversation surrounding the rights of employees engaging in legal conduct off-premises has expanded from an era of considering the use of alcohol and cigarettes to the controversial use of ...

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