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8 Federal Laws That Protect Employees

Worker protections were not always as robust as they are today. Every improvement in working conditions and compensation, from the minimum wage to the 40-hour workweek, was hard fought and at times controversial, with plenty of setbacks along the way. ...
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What the Most Common Examples of Age Discrimination?

According to Federal Law, employers are not allowed to discriminate against an employee or potential employee due to their age. If an individual is the best qualified applicant for a job, promotion, project, etc. then that individual deserves the position. ...
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Five Rights of An Employer

Employees have important rights, but so do the businesses that employ them. If you are an employer, it is important to understand your rights, and what you should expect from the men and women you employ. As an employer, you ...
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Non-Compete Agreement Laws in Arizona

When you take a job in the state of Arizona, you may be asked to sign a non-compete agreement. If you are a business owner with a job to offer, you may use a non-compete agreement to protect your interests ...
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Arizona Employment Law Basics

If you live and work in the state of Arizona, you need to understand, and protect, your rights in the workplace. The state has enacted some very specific laws about employment, covering everything from workplace safety and protection from on-the-job ...
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Avoiding Implied Contracts In Your Employee Handbook

Every business, from the smallest startup to the largest multinational corporation, needs clear rules and guidelines. Employee handbooks quantify this vital information and provide it in a way workers can understand, but in some cases those handbooks could do more ...
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Unfair Employment Practices

The labor and employment law attorneys at JacksonWhite have experience representing employees who have been victim to unlawful employment practices, including employees with discrimination claims. JacksonWhite can work with employers and companies to guarantee that their workplace strategies and environment ...
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Qui Tam Lawsuit

The False Claims Act was established to encourage and reward whistle blowers for stopping all kinds of fraud against the federal government. The act protects whistle blowers by giving them immunity from losing their job when they speak out against ...
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