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

    The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 ( FMLA ) is a federal law that protects the employment rights of workers in the event they have to take time off to deal with a serious health condition, ...

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  • Understanding Whistlerblower Labor Laws in Georgia
    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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  • Learn About Work Pay Discrimination
    Learn About Work Pay Discrimination

    The Equal Pay Act prohibits pay discrimination on the basis of gender. Signed into federal law in 1963, the Equal Pay Act was a big win for the women’s rights movement at the time. Unfortunately, pay ...

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  • To Complain or Not to Complain, That is the Question
    To Complain or Not to Complain, That is the Question

    When coworkers have different ideas about how to communicate or how to approach tasks at work, friction can result. Employees may take issue with the leadership style of their superiors, leaders may ...

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  • Your Rights as a Pregnant Woman in the Workplace
    Your Rights as a Pregnant Woman in the Workplace

    Pregnancy can be a happy event in a woman’s life, but it can also be a source of stress, worry, and fear about continued employment. Employers may react to pregnant employees with open hostility or ...

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  • New Executive Order Requires Paid Sick Leave for Employees of Federal Contractors
    New Executive Order Requires Paid Sick Leave for Employees of Federal Contractors

    An executive order signed by President Barack Obama on Labor Day now requires that federal contractors provide up to seven days of paid sick leave to their employees. The order was reportedly signed ...

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