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Tips for Selecting a Whistleblower Lawyer in a Fraud Case

Published September 22, 2022 by Employment and Consumer Law Group
Tips for Selecting a Whistleblower Lawyer in a Fraud Case

Reporting fraud against the government can be a frightening prospect. You know you should notify the proper authorities of someone’s illegal activity. However, you might also worry about your employer retaliating against you and costing you your job. You shouldn’t…

FLSA FAQs

Published June 21, 2022 by Employment and Consumer Law Group
FLSA FAQs

Curious about your rights as a worker? Understanding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a great place to start learning. In this blog, the Employment and Consumer Law Group attorneys discuss the FLSA and address some of our most frequently asked…

FLSA Exemption Test: Everything You Need to Know

Published April 6, 2022 by Employment and Consumer Law Group
FLSA Exemption Test: Everything You Need to Know

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) outlines which employees in the United States can receive overtime pay. Many workers are eligible for overtime, but those who aren’t are considered exempt employees. Unfortunately for many workers, employers frequently misclassify employees who…

What Can I Do If My Supervisor Is Harassing Me?

Published March 7, 2022 by Employment and Consumer Law Group
What To Do If My Supervisor Is Harassing Me?

People who experience workplace harassment often suffer from anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, diminished self-esteem, and fear. When the harassment comes from a boss or supervisor, employees also feel a tremendous sense of powerlessness. By nature, there is an unequal power…

Hostile Work Environment and Workplace Harassment: What Is the Difference Between Them?

Published December 31, 2021 by Employment and Consumer Law Group
What Is the Difference Between a Hostile Work Environment and Workplace Harassment?

Laws against workplace discrimination protect employees and provide legal guidance on what to do when an employer breaks the rules. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) considers many factors to determine when violations occur. Understanding the terms used to define…

How To Handle Workplace Bullying

Published December 15, 2021 by Employment and Consumer Law Group
How To Handle Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying is never OK. It’s also against the law in Tennessee. If you are being bullied or harassed by a supervisor or coworker, the Nashville employment attorneys at the Employee and Consumer Law Group can advise you of your…

What Your Boss Is Not Allowed to Make You Do

Published December 10, 2021 by Employment and Consumer Law Group
What Your Boss Is Not Allowed to Make You Do

People in management positions are responsible for making a range of important decisions at work. They are often in charge of training, supervising, and disciplining employees. But having a leadership role doesn’t mean that an owner, manager, or supervisor can…

Why You Shouldn’t Talk About Politics at Work

Published December 10, 2021 by Employment and Consumer Law Group
Why You Shouldn’t Talk About Politics at Work

It’s natural for employees to have non-work-related conversations while on the job. But you should always be careful about which topics you discuss. Talking about politics is never a good idea. People are passionate about their beliefs, and a difference…

How to Choose the Best Whistleblower Lawyer

Published September 30, 2021 by Employment and Consumer Law Group
How to Choose the Best Whistleblower Lawyer

When someone exposes the illegal, unsafe, or abusive behavior of a public or private corporation or other organization, that person – who is often an employee of the organization – is called a “whistleblower.” Filing a whistleblower lawsuit can be…

What Is My Employment Discrimination Case Worth?

Published August 25, 2021 by Employment and Consumer Law Group
What Is My Employment Discrimination Case Worth?

Do you believe that you’ve been the victim of discrimination in the workplace? If so, you might be eligible to bring an employment discrimination claim against your employer. Although your primary goals might be to get answers and stop unlawful…

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