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    • Barrett & Farahany Support Water Life Hope

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    • Amanda Farahany Travels to Haiti to Bring Water to Those in Need

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    • Press Release: May 31, 2012

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    • Current Trends in Employment Laws

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    • How Does the FMLA Protect Employees?

      The FMLA, or Family and Medical Leave Act, is a federal law that guarantees 12 workweeks of unpaid leave per year without any threat of job loss to certain employees. Employers covered by the law are ...

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    • Are H-1B Work Visa Holders Eligible for FMLA Leave?

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    • Understanding Whistlerblower Labor Laws in Georgia

      Like employees in most states, Georgia employees are subject to “at-will” employment, which means they can be terminated at any time for any reason . Although there are a number of federal laws that ...

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    • Barrett & Farahany Named to 2019 Best Law Firms List by U.S. News-Best Lawyers®

      Atlanta employment law firm Barrett & Farahany has been named to the U.S. News-Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms for 2019 in the practice area of Employment Law-Individuals for the Atlanta metro area. Law ...

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    • Amanda Farahany

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    • State's weak response to sexual harassment makes reporting risky

      Read this article about, the state's weak response to sexual harassment which makes reporting risky. Click here .

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    • Am I Entitled to Overtime?

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    • What You Need to Know About Overtime and FLSA Law

      People like to believe that they can trust their employers. Many times, however, employers can use their employees’ lack of knowledge about FLSA law to make them work longer hours without their ...

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    • Were You Wrongfully Terminated Due to Pregnancy?

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    • Know Your Workplace Rights During and After Pregnancy

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    • Sexual Discrimination in the Workplace and Beyond

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    • Atlanta GA Sexual Harassment Attorney: Feeling Safe in the Workplace

      People working full time spend approximately 20% of their week in the workplace. As a result, a number of hours you spend in the workplace are with co-workers. Unfortunately, sexual harassment can be ...

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    • Basics of Workplace Sexual Harassment

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    • Sexual Harassment of Models in the Workplace

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