Sexual harassment is a term used since the 1970’s to define unwelcome sexual advances. It can include requests for sexual favors, conduct of a sexual nature, acceptance or rejection of these advances, and rewards or punishments in return for sexual favors. Employers or other people in positions of power can use their authority to exploit […]
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An employment lawsuit is a challenging, stressful event. Employment and wage law is extremely complex. In many cases where employees feel they have been unfairly treated, however, they can feel that their employer holds all the strings. If you retain an employment law attorney to help you in your fight for justice, he or she […]
Employment law is extremely complex, and not being paid your full wages is frustrating, demoralizing, and stressful. You and your family may feel exposed to financial risk. You may feel powerless and victimized because you believe that your employer is holding all of the cards in this situation. If you do not understand the law, […]
Most people expect minimum wage to be just that – the least amount they will, and legally can be, paid to do their job. A new bill that’s currently being reviewed and considered among Washington lawmakers could threaten that minimum, a shocking and frustrating notion to many labor unions and workers across the state. Senate […]
Unemployment rates dropping certainly cannot be a bad thing. Especially when those changes are happening in this very state. Things have been looking up for Washingtonians, as the state has reportedly regained over 50% of the jobs that were cut during the recession. Last year, the construction sector experienced an overwhelming comeback, and created nearly […]
Getting Rid of Racism, One Black Woman at a Time Rhonda Lee, a meteorologist for KTBS-TV in Louisiana, was fired for responding to a comment left on Facebook by viewer Emmit Vascou about Lee’s hair style. Vascou felt the need to share a few ignorant thoughts about what is an acceptable look for a local […]
Marymount Manhattan College is being sued for age discrimination by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In searching for a new assistant professor in the dance composition department, the pool was narrowed to three candidates with one 64-year-old instructor in the lead. The committee then expanded the pool to include another, less qualified candidate who was […]
Working as a Seattle employment lawyer, I know that although sexual harassment is something that happens every single day that not everyone is comfortable reporting it and far too many victims end up suffering in silence and fear. But no one should have to suffer through something as painful as sexual harassment alone, so I […]
Working as a Washington employment lawyer since 2000 and practicing California employment law for almost 30 years I have had cases brought before me countless times in which a person was fired without a legitimate reason, but I was unable to help them because they were an at-will employee. Because of this, I have decided […]
As a Seattle employment lawyer with over 30 years of experience handling labor issues, I have found that many employers totally disregard the rights of their employees when it comes to the laws of the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA). On that same token, many employees do not fully understand if and when they […]