employment law

QUID

QUID is an abbreviation for qualified individual with a disability, which is a disabled person who meets the necessary skills, experience, education, and other job-related requirements of the position that they hold or seek, and can perform...

quid pro quo

Quid pro quo is Latin for “in exchange for” or “this for that.”

For sex discrimination purposes, quid pro quo is a type of sexual harassment under Title IX. Quid pro quo sexual harassment arises when a subordinate suffers...

quit

Quit means to stop doing something.

To leave or vacate real property. A landlord generally must give their tenant notice to quit the premises. A notice to quit is a written notice sent by a landlord to a tenant stating that the...

ratify

To ratify means to approve or enact a legally binding act that would not otherwise be binding in the absence of such approval.

In the constitutional context, nations may ratify an amendment to an existing or adoption of a...

release

To cease to be bound by an obligation or to concede a right. A release usually takes the form of a voluntary private contract between parties to cease the obligation or concede the right. California Civil Code § 1541 upholds...

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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riot

A riot is a public disturbance where three or more people behave in a violent and uncontrolled manner. A riot usually has the following characteristics:

made in furtherance of an express common purpose; through the use or threat of...

self-employed

To be self-employed means one conducts business on their own, as a partner or owner, rather than working for employers. According to the instruction of IRS (on page 2), the person who will “carry on a trade or business as a sole proprietor or...

sheltered workshop

A sheltered workshop is a place of employment that provides opportunities for people who are developmentally, physically, or mentally impaired. According to the United States Social Security Administration (SSA), a sheltered workshop serves...

sponsor

A sponsor refers to a person who takes the responsibility for another person or thing. The common uses of the term “sponsor” in a legal sense include:

In the context of legislation, a sponsor refers to a person who introduces or...

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