Tag Archives: employment law advice

I am being bullied at work by my boss. What do I do?

Question: I am being bullied at work by my boss. What do I do?  She yells at me daily. She has asked me things like; can you read? Are you deaf? Are you dyslexic? Do you … Read More

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Accommodating Mental Illness in the Workplace

Accommodating mental illness is an extremely complex area for employers to navigate.  Unlike physical disabilities, the need for a mental health accommodation is often difficult to detect, and the employee’s medical prognosis can often be … Read More

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How strict are non-compete clauses?

Employee’s sometimes believe that non-compete clauses are valid subject to the size of their employer company. Many would be surprised to hear that this is not the case. If an employee works for company A … Read More

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Negotiating your severance package

Negotiating severance can be done independently or with the assistance of an expert. When employees are laid off, knowing what steps to take and how to negotiate severance becomes all new territory. Employees often feel … Read More

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Can my employer change my regular work schedule?

All work environments have different expectations for an employee’s work schedule.  A long term employee could be well adjusted to his/her schedule when they are told by their employer that it is about to change. … Read More

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