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Archive for the ‘Employment Law’ Category

The Changing Face of Discrimination

Posted by tdepp on January 5, 2009

Back in the old days, discrimination was pretty clear.  Racial epithets.  Horrible, boorish sexual harassment.  Firings because you were “old” or “disabled.”

Today, most businesses and many workers are far too smart to call someone the N-word or continually touch someone in places they have no business touching.  Our society has made some advancements–fortunately.

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The HR Department: Breeding Ground of Monsters

Posted by tdepp on January 3, 2009

As boss Michael Scott said in an episode of The Office this season, Human Resources “is a breeding ground for monsters.”

This might be a bit of an exaggeration but frankly, if you are a worker, it’s really not too much of one.

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Start Your New Year Off By Checking Your Termination Policies

Posted by tdepp on December 27, 2008

You’re fired!

Sorry to start your New Year out that way on a new blog, but I needed to get your attention!

I normally don’t represent businesses in my employment law practice (though I have in the past and do so once in a while now).  I typically represent employees who believe they have been wrongfully terminated or wrongfully denied unemployment benefits.

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