You may wonder whether it is unlawful to terminate an employee because he or she has tested positive for COVID-19. Like so many other issues in employment law, the answer depends on the unique facts. At Gardner Employment Law we
Issues at Work
You received the proverbial “pink slip” with the explanation that the pandemic has caused financial losses. Several others at your level, but much younger, are retained. Can your employer do that legally? Maybe, maybe not. If the real reason is
On June 15th the highest court in the land removed any ambiguity around the employment rights of homosexual and transgender workers. In Bostock v. Clayton County, the Supreme Court resolved that Title VII of Civil Rights laws clearly provides protections.
Discrimination in the workplace and in our communities still exists. The death of George Floyd defies all human decency and violates constitutional law. It spotlights the systemic racial discrimination in our police departments. Driven by the Black Lives Matter movement,
You may be wondering how to best cope with the risk of COVID-19 when you return to work. Disorderly work conditions could be dangerous considering that people are dying from the disease. No one wants to earn a paycheck facing