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Sexual Harassment at Work: Your Legal Rights PDF Print E-mail
Written by B. Clark, Esq.   
Tuesday, 01 March 2011 15:36

If you think you are a victim of sexual harassment you are not alone. Each year it is estimate that 100,000 - 300,000 individual are sexual harassed at their place of employment. No occupation is immune from sexual harassment; however, reports of harassment of women is higher in fields that have traditionally excluded them, including blue collar environments, such as mining and firefighting, and white collar environments, such as surgery and technology. In 1998, the U.S. Supreme Court made employers more liable for sexual harassment of their employees There are a number of legal options for an individual who is the subject of sexual harassment. It is import that everyone is abreast of their legal rights when it come to sexual harassment in work. 


Last Updated on Thursday, 03 March 2011 03:09
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How to Prepare a Handwritten or Holographic Will PDF Print E-mail
Written by B. Clark, Esq.   
Tuesday, 22 February 2011 04:58

A will or testament is a legal declaration by which a person provides for the transfer of his/her property at death.  Although, most Wills are prepare by attorneys, in many states handwritten Wills or holographic Wills, are valid testamentary documents. Most state laws are very specific in its requirements for handwritten Wills.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 May 2011 19:55
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Employee’s Right to a Safe and Healthy Workplace PDF Print E-mail
Written by B. Clark, Esq.   
Saturday, 29 January 2011 05:15

There are both federal and state laws that protect you from an unsafe and unhealthy workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 also known a OSHA is the federal law that set certain safety standard to eliminate threats to workplace safety. The primary reason OSHA was enacted was to assure safe and healthful working conditions by authorizing enforcement of the standards developed under the Act. OSHA also authorizes states to implement their own safety and health programs. State programs must be at the very least as effective as the federal OSHA program, must provide similar protections for workers and state program must be approved by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 January 2011 05:32
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No Lease Agreement: My Rights PDF Print E-mail
Written by B. Clark, Esq.   
Saturday, 19 February 2011 15:58

Lease agreement can be written or oral.   The landlord-tenant relationship is complicated enough, with all of the laws and regulations that governs the leasing of property. And, the leasing of property without a clear lease agreement is a formula for trouble.  It is in the best interest of both the landlord and tenant to have a detail written lease agreement but what happen if there is no lease agreement? When the there is no lease agreement the court will impose certain terms on both the landlord and tenant.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2011 14:58
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Can You be Fired or Terminated for No Reason PDF Print E-mail
Written by B. Clark, Esq.   
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 22:56

Can your boss fire you  for no apparent reason or seemingly unfair reason? If you are fired for no reason can you file a lawsuit for monetary damages or to get your job back?  Every attorney has been face with this question at some point.  Virtually every state in the union follow some form of what we call the employment at will doctrine. Employment at Will doctrine basically provides that an employer may fire his employees for any reasons, no reasons and even unfair reasons, as long as they are not illegal reasons.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 April 2012 01:21
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