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LGBTQ Employment Rights In Colorado

LGBTQ Employment Rights In Colorado

On October 8, 2019, the Supreme Court heard arguments to decide whether Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act bars employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and transgender status. Title VII makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against employees...

9 Unemployment Benefits Questions Answered

9 Unemployment Benefits Questions Answered

Although today’s unemployment rate has dropped significantly lower than its peak of 10% in 2009, what hasn’t changed is the time it takes to find a job after you have been let go. For the average worker, conducting a job search after a lay off can mean 5 to 6 months...

Unpacking Sexual Harassment: The Truth About Your Rights

Unpacking Sexual Harassment: The Truth About Your Rights

While journalists have reported extensively on high profile sexual harassment cases this year, most people still know very little about what sexual harassment means in a legal sense. What’s even more troubling is that many employees believe that because they work in...

3 Surprising Examples of Recent Wrongful Termination Cases & How They Might Apply To You

3 Surprising Examples of Recent Wrongful Termination Cases & How They Might Apply To You

Although sexual harassment and racial discrimination are widely recognized as the basis for many wrongful termination actions, there are other unlawful forms of discrimination that may motivate an employer’s behavior as well. If you have been fired from your job, here are 3 surprising examples of recent wrongful termination cases that may help to shed some light on your situation and whether you should pursue legal action against your former employer.