When an employee cannot physically perform the essential function of their position, but can perform light sedentary work, an employer needs to consider providing an alternative position to the employee or at least consider placement in a sedentary position in another department, as a reasonable accommodation. For example, in Godfrey v. Globe Newspaper Company, Inc.,…Read more
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Often times when someone starts a new job, they are made to sign a stack full of papers. Typically the new employee does not read these documents, and included in them is an agreement that if there is a dispute in work, the employee waives his or her right to sue the company in court…Read more
In Massachusetts most employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. However, there is an exception to this rule and that is that your employer can not retaliate against you and fire you as a result of asserting a right that the law allows. Below are the top 10 ways employers…Read more
Losing a job due to no fault of your own is traumatic enough. The financial concern is great, and even if you are laid off and can collect some small portion of unemployment benefits, your family can suffer a serious financial hardship. How many people could have been in a better situation if they had…Read more
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