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Is Workplace Bullying On the Rise?

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It’s strange to think that the answer to the question is a big resounding yes. Sadly, it’s a travesty as the workplace was supposed to be more mature than the school setting. Now that we’re adults, aren’t we better than this? According to recent reports, not so much. What is Workplace Bullying? Any sort of […]

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Should I Get an Attorney or Contact the Labor Board?

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Recently, the United Nurses and Allied Professionals (UNAP) and Rhode Island Hospital filed unfair labor practice claims against each other, according to the Providence Journal. Rhode Island Hospital is claiming that UNAP acted in bad faith during contract negotiations between the parties. UNAP claims that Rhode Island Hospital violated their collective bargaining agreement when it […]

Facts About Undocumented Workers’ Rights

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It has been said some American industries would come to a standstill if it wasn’t for undocumented workers. The estimated 11.3 million individuals come from mostly Mexico, but also from other South American countries, and they are are in many critically important jobs throughout the country. With that said, one might wonder if these workers […]

Fundamental Workers’ Rights Threatened by New Supreme Court Ruling

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Perhaps you have heard by now that the majority rule of the Supreme court was to support employers over employees in the latest case regarding arbitration and banding together of employees against their employer. Don’t be fooled into thinking that this is no big deal. The truth is that many experts are concerned about the […]

Can Employment Law Cases be Class Action Lawsuits?

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Although most employment law cases about discrimination or wage and hour issues are individual lawsuits, in some cases, they may proceed as class actions. When can employment law cases be class action lawsuits? This typically happens when a larger corporation has systematically treated workers unfairly and against the law as a group of people. If […]