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.
- New regs bring focus to California pregnancy discrimination
Provided by: Hadsell, Stormer, Keeny, Richardson & Renick LLP
Regulations passed last year broaden workplace protections for pregnant Californian workers. Read More »
- Affordable Care Act expands whistleblower protections for employees
Provided by: Nacht Law
In 2014, employees in Michigan will have additional protections when they blow the whistle for employer violations of provisions under Title 1 of the Affordable Care Act. Read More »
- Federal laws ensure workers are paid for every last minute of overtime
Provided by: Hacker Murphy LLP
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) clearly permits “similarly situated” employees to band their claims together in a collective action to seek compensation for unpaid overtime. Read More »
- Pregnancy discrimination protection for federal government employees
Provided by: The Devadoss Law Firm, P.L.L.C.
Federal government employees are protected from pregnancy discrimination under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978. Read More »
- Bills take on discrimination based on sexual orientation in Pennsylvania
Provided by: Samuel J. Cordes & Associates
Have you been treated unfairly at work due to your sexual orientation? Although you may have some legal options under existing case law, new bills at the federal and state level could soon provide an additional layer of protection. Read More »