PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF AMERICAN WORKERS
Hiring & Classifications
Looking for a job is hard. Your potential employer has to make a quick decision about hiring you based on very little information, and often, there is information that they are not permitted to consider or even inquire about. It is important that you become as familiar as you can with your legal rights. Do not allow you and your family to suffer for the illegal hiring practices of a prospective employee. Know your rights and defend them.
Termination & Unemployment
Do you think that you may have been unfairly terminated from your place of employment? There are cut and dry laws that will allow you to tell if you have been unlawfully terminated, and there are attorneys that can help you to determine if you have been the victim of an unlawful termination. If you think that you have been the victim of an unlawful termination, there are resources that can help you to con
Denied FEGLI Claims
The Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) is a life insurance program that provides benefits to the loved ones of federal employees. While life insurance is often the last resort for a family that is facing one of its most challenging moments, beneficiaries often find that the death benefits that they expected are not actually there. In cases like this, an experience life insurance lawyer is often able to appeal the denied life insurance claim and obtain the FEGLI benefits that the family is counting on to survive and move on.
Health & Safety/Workplace Injuries
For well over a century, there has been a rigorous fight between employers that do not do their due diligence in ensuring the safety of their workers and the powers that represent these workers. Attorneys that handle workplace injuries often uncover unsafe working conditions that have affected not only their clients’ well being, but endangered the safety of the employees’ coworkers. This is why there are so many rules and regulations that organizations such as OSHA enforce—to ensure the safety and well-being of American workers throughout the United States.
Unions & Collective Action
Organized labor as a long and rich history in the United States. Unfortunately, over the past 40+ years, the right to organize and collectively bargain with employers has been under regular attack. There are attorneys that specialize in supporting unions and workers, as well as negotiation and arbitration.
Harassment & Other Problems