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Published on January 6, 2017

Author: simonlawrence

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Slide1: Employment Law Slide2: Legal Rights of Employees These laws are meant to protect a person from unfair treatment by a current or prospective employer. Employment law also covers other legal rights and benefits, such as the Family and Medical Leave Act. Slide3: Forms of Workplace Discrimination It provides protection against workplace discrimination for people who fall into certain categories, also called protected classes . This federal law forbids discrimination or disparate treatment by employers on the basis of: Race or color Religion Sex National origin Slide4: Wrongful Termination Workplace discrimination sometimes results in wrongful termination . Losing a job because of employer discrimination could be a violation of a worker's rights. Slide5: Family Leave The Family and Medical Leave Act covers private companies with at least 50 employees as well as government employees. The right to family leave also depends on the employee having worked a minimum of 1,250 hours within the last 12 months for that employer and being employed at least 12 months by that same employer. Slide6: Legal Assistance The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney . Slide7: Visit our site : https://www.severance-lawyers.com

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