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The Employment Law Group of Cooper Erving & Savage

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for Over 25 Years

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Practice Areas

  • Discrimination based on gender, age, disability, race, religion or national origin
  • Sexual harassment
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (overtime and minimum wage) violations
  • Employment contract violations
  • Retaliation for complaints of discrimination
  • Wage and hour violations
  • Non-payment of wages
  • Whistleblower cases
  • Pension rights and employee benefits under ERISA
  • Long-term disability
  • Public employee free speech rights
  • Individual rights under union collective bargaining agreements - Qui Tam or False Claims Act litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Federal, State, municipal, and school district employees
  • Severance agreements
  • Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
  • Negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Employee Discipline

CES Employee Rights Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Blood Money: "What was your previous salary?"

The dreaded salary question. How to skillfully handle this tricky question and get the salary you deserve.

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Blog of the Week

The Supreme Court’s Latest Anti-Worker Decision Deals a Major Blow to the #MeToo Movement

After months of sustained public pressure targeting sexual harassment in workplaces across the United States, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday significantly undermined the power of workers to collectively challenge discrimination and abuse at the hands of their employers.

Thought for the Week

"When people are open and want to understand more about my experiences and why this is meaningful for me, then that's a great place to start."

–journalist Makkah Ali on observing Ramadan in the workplace.

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top 5 Workplace Rights Searches This Week: 

  • Final Pay
  • Unpaid Wages
  • Drug Testing
  • Vacation Pay
  • Sex/Gender Discrimination

 

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Civil Discourse - Talking politics at your dealership--or on social media--could cost your business employees and customers.
  2. Cheating workers out of wages is easier than ever
  3. Neil Gorsuch Just Demolished Labor Rights
  4. McDonald’s workers block headquarters and chant, 'We can see your greedy side'
  5. Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights

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