Month: March 2017

The basics of an employment contract

There are two "kinds" of employment, at-will, and contract. At-will employment means that either you or your employer can terminate the employment relationship, at any time, for any reason. While most employers will treat their employees as "at-will" most employers...

Whistleblowing: Don’t blow it!

Medicaid patients sometimes pass through many different medical organizations, including ambulance companies, emergency services, doctors' offices and specialists. If you work in the health care industry, you likely understand the amount of paperwork and...

What is Wrongful Termination?

Wrongful termination affects many American households everyday and causes damages that can often be tragic. Both the causes and effects of wrongful termination are terrible and are entirely avoidable. Wrongful termination, sometimes referred to as wrongful discharge,...

What is a Whistleblower?

Despite a lot of negative connotations that exist about people speaking out against whistleblowers, they are a valuable part of the thread of the American workplace. Whistleblowers do a lot to help prevent crimes and protect potential victims of a variety of crimes...

An overview of pregnant worker rights

People often misinterpret employee protections to mean that they are immune from termination or retaliation for the duration of their protection. But that isn’t true. A typical example is pregnant employees. You are probably aware that your boss cannot fire you...