Employees in both the public and private sector often question their rights to payment for their work. This is a guide to understanding the FLSA and wage and hour laws in Colorado.
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.
Here’s what you need to know about sexual harassment in the workplace and the #MeToo movement. The #MeToo movement is shining a light on the dark secrets of sexual harassment in the workplace. #MeToo has encouraged more women to break the silence and speak up, but we know how hard that is. We will continue to hold employers accountable in 2019.
The ADEA prohibits age discrimination against workers who are 40 years old or older. Here are 5 important facts workers need to know to protect themselves against age discrimination.
Laws such as the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA) prohibit discrimination against employees. Here’s how to protect yourself.
Although the United States passed Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in 1993, many workers still do not know their rights under the law. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about the legislation.
A brief overview on legal requirements for a claim of a hostile work environment.
Learn about why employers cannot retaliate against employees or job seekers for reporting discriminatory or illegal activity.
If your employer has fired you, it’s normal to wonder whether the termination was legal. Colorado is an “at-will” state but employers cannot fire at-will employees for an illegal reason. That is called wrongful termination, or wrongful discharge, and you may have the right to sue. This post will discuss key exceptions to the at-will doctrine and potential grounds for a wrongful termination lawsuit.
Find out the common mistakes when filing with the EEOC from a Denver employment lawyer. These include: waiting to find legal representation, not acting before you get the right to sue and choosing between the EEOC and the CCRD.