Tag Archives: Workplace Discrimination

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EEOC and Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you suffer from depression, PTSD, or another mental health condition – there is good news: you have legal rights in the workplace! While this is not a novel idea, it is one that is not widely followed. This prompted , the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in December to issue a publication… Read More »

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What is the Difference Between Filing My Lawsuit in Florida State Court Versus Federal Court for Employment Law Cases?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you have an employment law case, you might be wondering whether you should file your claim in Florida state court or in federal court. What is the difference? And how will the decision to file in state or federal court potentially impact the outcome of your case? Understanding the Difference Between State and… Read More »

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We’ve Got a Job to Do: Employment Patterns, Discrimination, and Immigrant Workers

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

From the increase of humanitarian crisis across the globe and asylum-seeking refugees to discussions about “border control,” immigrant workers find themselves at the forefront of many political debates with no signs of slowing down. As our country continues to open its doors to immigrants, who, in turn, begin to represent a larger population of… Read More »

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What to Expect for Your Employment Law Deposition

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

What is a Deposition? When you are involved in an employment lawsuit and you learn that the date and time for your deposition have been set, you might be unsure of what you should expect. What is a deposition? A deposition is an event during litigation where a witness or party to litigation is… Read More »

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Obesity as a Protected Trait in the Workplace

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If your employer discriminates against you at work because of obesity, do you have the same recourse as an employee who is the victim of discrimination based on race, religion, or another protected trait? Or, if obesity cannot be considered a protected trait, can it be classified as a disability under the Americans with… Read More »

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