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The importance of written contracts

People often believe they have wrongful termination cases when they are fired after some promise was made regarding their position, and that promise was then breached with the firing. For example, perhaps you had an at-will position, meaning you could be fired at any time for a variety of reasons, but then your boss told you in a meeting not to worry because you wouldn't be fired in the next five years.

Do you have a right to a lunch break?

When you get a new job, you probably assume a few things about your schedule, one of which is that you're going to get a meal break in the middle. For most workers on a standard schedule, this is a lunch break that happens around noon. Workers on different shifts may have similar breaks halfway through those shifts.

The steep burden of proof in discrimination cases

Workplace discrimination is illegal. Most employees, employers, and even potential employees know this. Over the years, the United States has made a lot of progress in changing the mindset regarding discrimination and making it a something that cannot legally happen.

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