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Recent Poll Says More People Willing to Report Sexual Harassment

In Georgia, people who have been victimized by employment law violations should be aware that nothing will be done to put a stop to it and protect their interests if they are unwilling to speak out about it. This is especially true with sexual harassment and the inappropriate behaviors therein.

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Exemptions from Mandatory Overtime Regulations

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was passed in the 1930s to ensure that workers received overtime pay when they worked more than 40 hours per week. The law requires an employer to pay every employee who works more than 40 hours in a week 150% of the worker’s regular hourly wage for every hour worked in excess of 40.

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EEOC Sues Railway Company in Sexual Harassment Case

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is the main federal agency in charge of investigating civil rights violations in the workplace. As such, it has an important — and complicated — role in investigating sexual harassment.

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Are LGBTQ+ Employees Protected Against Workplace Discrimination?

Same-sex marriage was made legal throughout the United States in 2015, and LGBTQ+ Americans are starting to enjoy rights once denied to them in other areas of their life as well. One such right is the right to be free from discrimination in the workplace based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Overtime Pay and The Motor Carrier Exemption

The Fair Labor Standards Act mandates that all employers pay overtime to those employees who work more than 40 hours per week. However, there are many types of employees that are exempt from this requirement, including executives and administrators.

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Who Is Excluded from Wage and Hour Laws?

People in Georgia have many different types of jobs. Some work part-time jobs at retail stores, restaurants or other businesses. Others work full-time at those locations, as well as construction, office settings, in the medical field, electricians, HVAC jobs and many other types of jobs.

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Protecting Employees Against Pregnancy Discrimination

There are different types of protections against discrimination in the workplace, including protections against pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. It is important for workers, including pregnant workers and workers who anticipate becoming pregnant, to be familiar with employment law protections against pregnancy discrimination.

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What Is Considered Sexual Harassment in The Workplace?

When people go to work each day in Atlanta, they usually want to focus on what they need to get done that day. The purpose of the job is to earn income and provide for themselves and their families.

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Is Tipping Culture Going the Way of The Dodo?

Those who work in the service industry in Georgia often rely on tips to supplement their wages. Therefore, it is important for them to understand what their rights are regarding tipping and how the tipping culture in the U.S. is changing.

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Ways to Prevent Sexual Harassment at Work

Employers face the risk of lawsuits and turmoil for their workers if they do not take steps to prevent workplace harassment or promote a harassment-free workplace. Sexual harassment, in particular, is an ongoing and often unreported problems in many workplaces.

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