Employment law covers all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. There are a vast number of issues that fall within this relationship, and usually state or federal employment laws will apply. Sometimes only state contract law will govern the employment relationship, however. The articles that lawyers have placed in the KnowledgeBase will explain what laws apply to different situations and help make sense of the complex system that is employment law.
Recent FindLaw Employment Articles
- Judge: no protection against workplace sexual harassment for interns
Provided by: Law Office of William M. Julien, P.A.
Presently, there is no protection for interns from workplace discrimination or harassment because they are not considered employees. However, Oregon may be the first state to change this. Read More »
- Sexual harassment in the Secret Service?
Provided by: The Rubin Law Corporation
Two Secret Service agents were accused of sexual misconduct under President Obama's detail. Read More »
- Federal government shutdown continues to affect Oregon workers
Provided by: Alvey Law Group
The impact of the October 2013 federal government shutdown still lingers among federal workers. Read More »
- Protection for female workers against pregnancy discrimination
Provided by: Samuel J. Cordes & Associates
Women are protected in their jobs against pregnancy discrimination by the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act or PDA, which requires that pregnant workers be treated the same as colleagues with similar abilities and calls pregnancy sex discrimination. Read More »
- Whistleblowers reporting discrimination without naming the victim are protected
Provided by: Piro, Zinna, Cifelli, Paris & Genitempo, P.C.
Because of a recent New Jersey Supreme Court ruling employees in New Jersey are protected when they report discrimination but do not name the victim of the discrimination. Read More »