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  • AM I ENTITLED TO OVERTIME PAY FOR MY “SIDE-JOB”?
    AM I ENTITLED TO OVERTIME PAY FOR MY “SIDE-JOB”?

    More and more workers in the United States moonlight or have “side gigs” (i.e. jobs outside of their standard employment as a way to earn extra cash). Much confusion exists over what, if any, benefits ...

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  • WAS COBB COUNTY SCHOOLS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL JOB TRANSFER RELIGIOUSLY MOTIVATED?
    WAS COBB COUNTY SCHOOLS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL JOB TRANSFER RELIGIOUSLY MOTIVATED?

    Controversy began over implementing Yoga to promote calm among students A currently pending case has raised the question whether a school teacher’s transfer was motivated by the Cobb County school ...

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  • RECENT ALLEGATIONS OF RACE DISCRIMINATION AT UPS AND AUSTAL SHIPYARD UNDERSCORE ITS PREVALENCE
    RECENT ALLEGATIONS OF RACE DISCRIMINATION AT UPS AND AUSTAL SHIPYARD UNDERSCORE ITS PREVALENCE

    Despite the fact that Title VII and other laws prohibit workplace discrimination, it still remains a chronic problem at many workplaces. Far too often, employers are not held accountable for ...

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  • City of Atlanta Bans Pay History Requests for Job Applicants
    City of Atlanta Bans Pay History Requests for Job Applicants

    The Mayor of Atlanta has just announced that it will no longer require job applicants to disclose their pay history. Such requests often perpetuate wage discrimination, and may trap employees in a ...

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  • Numerous Laws Protect Against Employment Discrimination
    Numerous Laws Protect Against Employment Discrimination

    If you believe you have suffered employment discrimination, it is important to seek the advice of an experienced Atlanta employment law attorney right away. Many different employment laws exist, and a ...

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  • $1.5 Million Breast Feeding Discrimination Verdict
    $1.5 Million Breast Feeding Discrimination Verdict

    A recent lawsuit has ordered a Kentucky Fried Franchisee to pay $1.5 million in damages in a breast-feeding discrimination case. Pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employers are ...

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