Tag Archives: Employment discrimination claim

Background Checks and an Employee’s Rights

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Here is the scenario: you’ve just applied for a new job, the interview went great, and the only thing standing between you and your new career is a background check. Many employees in this situation may wonder, what are your rights when it comes to background checks in employment? Can your employer run a… Read More »

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Got Milk? Breastfeeding, Break Time, and Wages: Oh My.

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Unfortunately, as breastfeeding mothers know all too well, when you need to pump, you need to pump – and you do not likely have control if this need arises in the midst of your workday. So, what is a breastfeeding mother to do when you need to pump?  Worst yet, if your employer is… Read More »

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Discrimination Against Same-Sex Spouse and Sex Discrimination at Work

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Can an employee find protections against discrimination through claims of sex discrimination—rather than discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identity—in order to expand gay rights in the workplace? That is the question recently posed by an article in Bloomberg Business in relation to a Walmart employee’s workplace discrimination claim. If the court decides… Read More »

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LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Although states across the nation last year witnessed the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, in the question regarding whether it remains legal in the workplace a to discriminate against employees who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) within the is in limbo. Indeed, according to an article in USA… Read More »

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