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
- Wage and hour violations of temp workers increasing in Illinois
Provided by: Billhorn Law Firm
More employers are using temporary workers to complete projects. Often these jobs provide little security, but these employers must pay appropriate wages and overtime. Read More »
- New Obama initiative could help misclassified workers get overtime pay
Provided by: Law Offices of Rheuban & Gresen
Employees who work extra hours should be entitled to overtime pay. A new initiative from the Obama Administration could help more workers get it. Read More »
- Lawsuits against McDonald’s restaurants highlight wage and hour issues
Provided by: Rose, Klein & Marias, LLP
Recent legal actions involving McDonald's restaurants have drawn attention to wage and hour issues. Read More »
- Which baseball player has the most expensive contract in MLB history?
Provided by: Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Internet & New Media Law Group
Miguel Cabrera has secured a $292 million contract with the Detroit Tigers. Read More »
- When an employer’s motives are wrong and right
Provided by: David Yeremian & Associates, Inc.
California law prohibits an employer from taking an adverse action against an employee “because of” any of several factors, including race, religion, age, sex, disability or medical condition. Read More »