THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS
The workplace is an environment which usually has a hierarchical structure within it. Sometimes, superiority is misused and this gives rise to host of legal issues which include but is not limited to the following:
- Wage and hour claims
- Benefits disputes
- Non – competition agreements
- Overtime issues
- Workplace discipline
- Privacy in workplace
- Employment contracts
- Sexual harassment in the workplace
- Wrongful termination
- Disability discrimination
- Severance package disputes
- Violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act
- Unpaid hours
- Reasonable accommodation
If you or someone you know have been unfairly treated, abused, or subjected to any kind of employment related issues by your employer, a superior at work or any other colleague for that matter, then you may have a valid employment law claim in your hands. This is why USAttorneys.com was invented. We want to help you obtain the legal help that you need to deal with this matter appropriately.
You can go ahead and sue the perpetrator and even claim compensation for the economic and non-economic damages that you may have incurred as a result of the abuse or harassment. They think they have you beat. They will not even see you coming!
Common types of employment law claims
Some of the most common types of workplace legal issues in Idaho are:
- Sexual harassment – Lewd comments, unwanted touching, unwelcome sexual advances, explicit and sexual electronic communication, forcing oneself on another, etc., all constitute sexual harassment in one form or the other. Some are more serious than others. If you have been subjected to any such treatment then you should take the matter very seriously and stand up for your rights.
- Retaliation – One of the main reasons why so many employees tolerate things like continued harassment or abuse in the workplace is because they are afraid that if they speak up, they will be retaliated against and may even lose their job. However, to retaliate against an employee for whistle blowing is in itself grounds for an employment law claims and so employees should not be afraid to raise the alarm bells against any such wrong doing.
- Discrimination – Sometimes one employee is treated differently or unfairly from the others solely based on factors such as age, skin color, religious background, cultural background, political affiliation, gender, etc. instead of being judged on the quality of their work. Discrimination in any form is illegal and should not be condoned or tolerated at all.
- Minimum wage – There are both state laws and federal laws pertaining to what the minimum hourly wage can be. Unfortunately, some people are still paid below this rate and made to work. It is illegal to pay anyone lesser than the stipulated minimum wage.
Get legal help and put an end to your workplace woes
You certainly ought to seek legal counsel if you find yourself in such a predicament. The sensational news is help is just a few clicks away. At USAttorneys.com, you will find the best employment law lawyers in Idaho with all the experience required to handle your case and if they do not have the experience, they will have more time to devote to your case, charge less, and have the tenacity and focus to make up for it.
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Legal help is right around the virtual corner! This type of behavior needs to be confronted!