Tag Archives: employer retaliation

Are You a Victim of Employment Misclassification?

Employment misclassification is a growing problem across the country. It may seem like a simple question: are you an employee – or an independent contractor? Are you sure of that? Many employers either mistakenly or purposely misclassify their workers as independent contractors. They do so for many reasons, all of which go to saving the…

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Important Things You Should Know

Sexual harassment that occurs in the workplace is covered by some very specific and clear laws. One of the most important regards what an employer MUST do when any allegations of sexual harassment are reported to management. The Employment Rights attorneys at The Cartwright Law Firm want to offer the following guide for employees who…

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Consumer tips: poorly-considered sharing may get you not hired!

The Cartwright Law Firm, in an effort to help consumers stay aware of issues that can impact their lives in very real ways, provides periodic Consumer Tips: According to a recent survey from CareerBuilder.com, the number of hiring managers who are reporting that a job candidate’s social media postings have cost them a possible job…

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Have you been retaliated against for filing worker’s comp?

Did you know that it is illegal for an employer to retaliate against you for filing a workers’ comp claim? Workers in most states are supposed to be afforded protection against on-the-job injuries though the workers’ compensation insurance process. And employers are required to both provide such insurance and to protect the jobs of workers…

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Whistle-blower and other retaliation claims and suits on the rise

At a time when more businesses than ever are complaining about business costs, it is difficult to make sense of the significant rise in law suits and claims filed for retaliation against employers in the United States. After all, such suits and claims are very costly, so you’d think employers would show extra caution when…

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