Category Archives: Labor & Employment Law

Filing A Workers Compensation Claim In New York

By | April 6, 2016

Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that more than 200,000 non-fatal injuries and illnesses are suffered on the job in New York each year. Furthermore, over half of all work-related injuries in New York require the injured worker to take time off from work in order to recover.

Making a Work Place Injury Claim in Scotland

By | March 18, 2016

The most recent statistics from the Health and Safety Executive found that last 1.2 million people suffered from a work-related illness. 27.3 billion working days were lost due to workplace illnesses and injuries.

What You Need to Know About Workplace Lawsuits

By | February 6, 2012

Trouble in the workplace can be a major issue for a lot of people. After all, you likely spend around 40 hours a week at your place of work – time that could otherwise be spent with friends and family. A hostile work environment can put a damper on your entire daily routine, and the fact that you… Read More »

What You Need to Know About Workplace Lawsuits

By | December 21, 2011

Trouble in the workplace can be a major issue for a lot of people. After all, you likely spend around 40 hours a week at your place of work – time that could otherwise be spent with friends and family. A hostile work environment can put a damper on your entire daily routine, and the fact that you… Read More »

Hiring Someone Soon? Learn These Three Legal Tips

By | December 14, 2011

Hiring an employee is not as simple as it once was. Payroll taxes, social security, long lines for job interviews – they all make the entire process seem convoluted and bloated. But if you really need to add labor to your company, it’s important that you’re able to navigate the legal minefield of new hires without ever feeling… Read More »

Three Legal Strategies to Remember When You’re Being Fired

By | September 28, 2011

If we’re being honest, we know it’s hard to think about legal issues when you’ve just been fired. In fact, handling the legal side of things might be the furthest thing from your mind – instead, you want to focus on how you can continue to pay your rent, pay for your food, and provide for your family.… Read More »

I’ve Been Sexually Harassed in the Workplace — Now What?

By | July 13, 2011

It can be one of the most intimidating situations anybody ever encounters in their personal lives – that is, unless you swim with sharks or study crocodiles on a regular basis. But all jokes aside, sexual harassment can be a very serious and relevant issue. And it’s never more relevant than when it comes into your life and… Read More »

What is Sexual Harassment and Why Do I Need to Know?

By | July 11, 2011

Have you ever been the victim of sexual harassment at work? For many people, the question isn’t necessarily “yes,” or “no,” but unfortunately, a simple “I don’t know.” That’s because far too many people aren’t sure what exactly constitutes sexual harassment. After all, how do you filter out normal banter with colleagues from what truly constitutes harassment and… Read More »

How To Fight Age Discrimination in the Workplace

By | June 24, 2011

While we all almost universally acknowledge the negative role of discrimination in the workplace, we don’t always admit that discrimination comes in all shapes and sizes. Discrimination is discrimination, no matter how that discrimination takes place. This is a bad thing. Why? Because some people feel victimized without feeling like they have the right to call themselves a… Read More »

Age Discrimination — When It Pays To Know Your Rights

By | June 20, 2011

When many of us think of discrimination, what do our thoughts turn to? We think of racial discrimination, a problem that’s had an obvious and lasting effect on our society. We might think of gender discrimination, which often translates to damaging sexual harassment lawsuits in the workplace. But how many of us think of age discrimination as being… Read More »