Retaliation for Collective Action Is Very Common

Labor unions were once incredibly common. In the past, as many as 25% of all employees in the United States were members of unions. Subsequently, many laws were passed to weaken unions. Now, more like 10% of employees are in unions.  A larger number of employees have different collective bargaining agreements . That means they’re

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What You Should Do If You’re Mistreated at Work

The workplace is where you spend a good portion of your day. For a full time job, about one-third of your day is at work; therefore, if something does not go right at work, it can seriously disrupt your life. However, you will be beholden to your job to pay your bills until you can

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How to Reduce the Cost of Your Divorce

When you are going through a divorce, the attorney is one of the most expensive elements of the proceedings. If you are trying to reduce the cost of your divorce, you need to think about the attorney. That doesn’t mean you should choose a cut-rate lawyer, but it means that you should be smart about

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What Are the Types of Payments in Personal Injury Cases?

When you are injured in a way that is not your fault, it is legally known as a personal injury. You are often entitled to compensation from your injury. The compensation can take many different forms. The court might order that the responsible party must cover your expenses. They also might award you damages simply

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Retaliatory Discrimination is the Most Common Workplace Discrimination

When you are at work, there are many different ways you can be discriminated against. The United States defines discrimination as deleterious treatment based on race, religion, gender, or national origin. There are some other categories sometimes included and some subcategories that flow from those broad categories. Whatever the case may be, you have rights

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What to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer

In a legal sense, personal injury is any injury that happens to your person; the implication is that the injury is not your fault. It can take place at your home, at work, or in public. Whenever you are injured in a way that is not your fault, you could be entitled to make a

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Should You Consult an Attorney Before Fostering Children?

Sometimes, children who are orphaned or temporarily without parents do not thrive as wards of the state. If they’re not in an orphanage or a teen home, they might be better off in a foster home. Children are usually in foster homes temporarily, but that sometimes leads to adoption. As a foster parent, you would

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Does This Count as Family Law?

Family law is a wide-ranging legal field. The legal world is so vast and diverse that it’s important for you to hire the right attorney for your case. You need someone who is specialized. That means you need to know if something counts as family law or not. The Obvious There are some obvious element

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When It Comes to Children, the Law is Complex

The law in just about every country is complicated. In the United States, the law is divided into many different jurisdictions. There are local laws, county ordinances, state law, and federal laws. If you’re dealing with overseas adoption, there are also international laws. All of that is incredibly complex. It becomes only more complex when

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