employment

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

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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

A state that has a law prohibiting union security agreements is a so-called “Right to Work” state. In these states, employees in unionized workplaces cannot negotiate employment contracts which require that all benefitting members contribute to the...

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...

Section 504

Section 504 is part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which created groundbreaking protections for those with disabilities in the United States. Section 504 prevents discrimination in employment, access to services, and benefits for...

Self-employed

Definition

A person who owns and operates a business by themselves or as a partner and derives income by conducting profitable operations of that business, rather than receiving a salary as an employee. A self-employed person is responsible for paying...

SEP

Simplified employee pension plan (SEP), also referred to as SEP-IRA, is a type of IRA plan that allows more flexibility for employers than a traditional IRA account. Under a SEP-IRA, the employer does not have required annual contributions...

SEP-IRA

SEP-IRA stands for simplified employee pension individual retirement account, which is a type of IRA plan that allows more flexibility for employers than a traditional IRA account. Under a SEP-IRA, the employer does not have required annual...

serious health condition

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryUnder the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), eligible employees may take leave for their own serious health condition or to care for a family member with a serious health condition. A serious health...

Servant

Servant is an antiquated term used to refer to an employee—and not an independent contractor. Employees are distinct from independent contractors in that employees do not retain control over how they do their work. Under the “master-servant”...

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