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  • How to Protect Your Rights
    How to Protect Your Rights

    What types of employee protection statues exist? There are a significant number of employee protection statutes including, but not limited to: Sexual harassment Hostile work environment Gender ...

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  • Who is Protected from Workplace Retaliation?
    Who is Protected from Workplace Retaliation?

    Illegal workplace retaliation is a situation in which an employer takes “adverse action” against an employee because the employee exercised a protected legal right. There are a number of federal and ...

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  • Checklist for What to Do After Losing Your Job
    Checklist for What to Do After Losing Your Job

    Many people today are faced with the prospect of losing or have just lost their job. Barrett & Farahany, LLP provides you with a Checklist on what to do both before and after losing your job to ...

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  • Am I an Independent Contractor?
    Am I an Independent Contractor?

    Independent Contractor or Employee? Ask the IRS L.M. SIXEL, Staff The boss says you’re an independent contractor. You think you’re an employee. What do you do? You can ask the Internal Revenue Service ...

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  • Questions About Terminations In Georgia
    Questions About Terminations In Georgia

    What are valid reasons for an employer to fire an older worker? Under the ADEA, there has to be a valid reason — not related to age — for all employment decisions. Examples of valid reasons would be ...

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  • How Do I Know If I've Been Wrongfully Terminated?
    How Do I Know If I've Been Wrongfully Terminated?

    The following information from a Barrett & Farahany, LLP wrongful discharge lawyer Atlanta GA can help you begin to analyze whether you may have a legal claim against your employer for wrongful ...

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