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FLSA Exemption Test: Everything You Need to Know

Published April 6, 2022
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
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
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
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
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

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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
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
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…

Five Signs of Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Published July 23, 2021
Five Signs of Age Discrimination in the Workplace

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) protects people over 40 from being harassed or mistreated at work. Specifically, the law prohibits employers from treating an older worker unfavorably in any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, salary, job assignments,…

Can You File a Lawsuit for Verbal Harassment in the Workplace?

Published June 15, 2021
Can You File a Lawsuit for Verbal Harassment in the Workplace?

Are you a victim of verbal harassment at work? If so, you might be wondering if you have the right to take legal action against those responsible for your mistreatment. Here, the Nashville employment lawyers of the Employment and Consumer…

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