Blog Entries - Employment
Working off the Clock-Hourly Employees on Sales Commissions
Are you a non-exempt hourly employee or a non-exempt employee on a sales commission? Have you been required to work “off the clock”? Does your manager or supervisor pressure you into underreporting your hours or changing your timecards to avoid having to pay overtime? If so, your rights under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) may well have been violated.
If You Were Bullied Into Your Severance Agreement, You May Still Be Able To Sue
After seven years of service to her job, Plaintiff Jena McClellan announced to her employer that she was pregnant. About three months later, she was bullied into signing a severance agreement.
On the day of her termination, the company’s president called her into his office, closed the door behind her, and presented her with an agreement. He said that she “needed to sign then if [she] wanted any severance.”
Workplace Harassment and Discrimination
If you are being harassed or discriminated against at work, don't quit before talking to a lawyer. Here's why . . .
The Intra-Corporate Conspiracy Doctrine and Claims for Conspiracies Under 42 U.S.C. 1985(3) in the Sixth Circuit
In the context of an employment discrimination case, the intra-corporate conspiracy doctrine will make it difficult for a plaintiff to establish the existence of a conspiracy involving two or more persons employed by the same corporation or organization.
When You Think You're Going to Get Fired . . .
What should you do to protect your rights? Here are some suggestions on what to do when you think your boss is trying to fire you or make you quit.