Filing a Timely and Adequate Charge of Discrimination with the EEOC
A potential plaintiff who believes that he or she has been unlawfully discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, and national origin should consider filing a lawsuit for violations of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e, et seq., more commonly known as “Title VII.” Before the plaintiff may
Skilled foreign workers may help your Alabama business thrive
America’s population arose from immigrants that came to the new world seeking relief from oppression and a fresh perspective on life. It’s hard to imagine what our nation would be like without these early pioneers, but it is safe to say that it would be different from the country we know today. In the 21st
You have a right to protect yourself against discrimination
Employment discrimination is not allowed by law, but that doesn’t mean that you won’t experience it in your lifetime. Whether you’re getting older, a different race from your colleagues or come from another country, there are times when you could face discrimination. Your employer in Alabama is not allowed to treat you differently due to
When can you ask for unpaid work leave under the FMLA?
Some workers have employment benefits that include paid time off and even maternity leave. Employers may give workers with enough time on the job compensation even on days that they can’t come into work. Your employer does not need to have a paid time off benefit for you to qualify for time off of work.
The door is back open for immigrants seeking U.S. work visas
In 2020, the U.S. federal government either deeply restricted or outright halted many avenues to immigrants seeking to either come to the United States to work or remain here through the “green card” program. The measure was seen as a necessary action, in part, to protect the labor market for people born in this country.