How important is a business litigation lawyer?

Business litigation

‘Litigator’ might seem to be a difficult term to pronounce, however, the work related to it is even more critical. A lawyer practicing business litigation is responsible for all the business and individual legal matters. These cases are not solved in the public environment but the honored walls of the court or sometimes in the … Read more

Office security is important for every worker

Office security

Every individual requires and deserves to be a part of a secure and safe working environment. Though cybersecurity is one of the most commonly discussed aspects of workplace safety in this high-tech world, but not the sole aspect.  There are significant other aspects to this list equally important when it comes to office security. According … Read more

Resignation in lieu of termination is better than getting fired

Resignation in lieu of termination

Not everyone wants to write ‘terminated’ proudly on their resumes. However, there’s no such harm in getting fired. It majorly depends on certain circumstances. During the global pandemic, many organizations had to shut down which resulted in firings and thus, increasing the unemployment rate globally. On the other hand, it is better to have ‘resigned’ … Read more

What is Disparate treatment?

Disparate Treatment

“A case of disparate treatment emerges when an employee gets treated differently than other employees.” Disparate treatment is when a discriminatory act occurs between the same level of employees. This method is used to prove unlawful employment prejudice. A disparate treatment claim is made by those employees who felt that they were treated differently from … Read more

Arbitration agreement: Be careful before you sign it!

Arbitration Agreement

“A successful settlement for companies to save money on legal costs and avoid going to court.” What happens when an arbitration agreement is used in a major deal, for instance, an employment contract? Do you think you should sign or accept it? You surrender some privileges while earning some incentives by deciding to arbitrate. Likewise, acknowledging the advantages … Read more

What is a furlough and what impact can it have on your employment?

What is furlough

The nationwide lockdown following Covid-19 caused economic activity to slow down and forced non-essential businesses to remain shut for a significant period. This made it difficult for employers to continue paying salaries to staff members without earning any revenue. Consequently, many started adopting the approach to furlough employees till the situation got better. This caused … Read more

Is stuttering a disability? Stuttering, employment discrimination and law

stuttering a disability

Sometimes it becomes difficult for both speaker and listener to understand what a person is trying to convey or tell while he/she stutters. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has claimed that stuttering begins usually during childhood and in some cases, it lasts for the lifetime. The question is: is stuttering a disability? To establish protection … Read more

What are your rights to privacy in the workplace?

Privacy in the workplace

The world has evolved from eliminating distractions to adding technological automation and there are numerous ways a business can enhance productivity. Privacy in the workplace has been an issue since day one, however, the problem got its solution over the last century. The United States Privacy Protection Commission understood the importance of privacy back in … Read more