employment

Quid pro quo

Definition1) In general

Latin for "something for something." An exchange of acts or things of approximately equal value.

2) In employment law

Sexual harassment in which a boss conveys to an employee that he or she will base an employment decision,...

reasonable accommodation

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryAny adjustment to a work environment or job that allows a qualified worker to perform the job in question. Employers subject to federal employment laws must offer reasonable accommodations to employees...

Reasonable accomodation

Describes a situation where employers are required to make adjustments or allowances on behalf of disabled workers so as to enable them to perform work. These can include leave of absence, job modification, or work aid.

Reinstatement

In a discrimination case, this when a court orders an employer to rehire an employee as a remedy.

Resume inflation

Resume inflation is to include false or misleading information on one's resume to make oneself a more attractive candidate for a job. Also referred to as “resume fraud.” Examples include adding degrees or awards one never received or...

retaliation

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryPunishment of an employee by an employer for engaging in legally protected activity such as making a complaint of harassment or participating in workplace investigations. Retaliation can include any...

Retaliation "Links to Articles/Legal References"

Links to Articles/Legal References

Employment Law


A. Retaliation Links

1. Title VII Retaliation For Hostile Work Environment

2. EEOC: Retaliation: Types of Discrimination

3. EEOC: Facts About Retaliation

4....

Retaliation "Links to Articles/Legal References"

Links to Articles/Legal References

Employment Law


A. Retaliation Links

1. Title VII Retaliation For Hostile Work Environment

2. EEOC: Retaliation: Types of Discrimination

3. EEOC: Facts About Retaliation

4....

right to work state

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryA state that has a law prohibiting union security agreements.

Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.

Scope of employment

The phrase “scope of employment” is a common law concept that often arises in civil litigation, especially in workers’ compensation cases and personal injury cases. Generally, the scope of employment is the range of activities and conducts...

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