Original air date: October 30, 2012
John Redmann, Shauna Sanford, and attorney Glenn McGovern go over the Need-to-Know basics of employment law. Attorney McGovern informs the show of what kinds of rights and protections employees and employers have and how the size of a company affects its restrictions on terminating employees. They also discuss Title VII and its protections, discrimination, and whistleblowers. Mr. McGovern cautions viewers that anybody who wishes to file a discrimination or wrongful termination suit that they must first file a complaint with the EEOC (find out more at EEOC.gov).
Visit Mr. McGovern’s web site, GlennMcGovern.com, to find out more about Glenn and his practice, and to get some really useful information on employment claims.
John Redmann, Shauna Sanford, and attorney Glenn McGovern answer viewer questions about employment law.
Visit OSHA.gov for information about reporting unsafe working conditions.
State and federal laws prohibit employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability and other protected classes. Discrimination includes wrongful termination, failure to promote, and other adverse employment actions.
State and/or federal employment laws also provide numerous other protections to employees:
If you have been wrongfully discharged or subjected to other prohibited employment practices, the best way to ensure the protection of your rights is to contact an experienced employment law attorney. An employment law attorney can answer your questions, explain the process and vigorously protect your rights.
Employment law cases are complex. To protect your rights, retain a lawyer with experience in this highly specialized area of the law. If you are an employer, you need focused policies to minimize your exposure to employment law claims. Consulting with an attorney who can provide sound advice and guidance concerning your employment policies and practices is always beneficial.
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