July 31

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Sexual Harassment FAQ’s What laws make sexual harassment illegal? There are both state and federal laws. Title VII is the federal statute that protects against sexual harassment. In Colorado, the state law the protects against sexual harassment is called the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA). In general, the remedies available under the federal law are far.

March 14

PROTECTING OLDER WORKERS AGAINST DISCRIMINATION ACT

On March 13, 2012, the Senate introduced a bill entitled the “Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act” (POWADA). The legislation, co-sponsored by Iowa Senators, Tom Harkin (D) and Charles Grassley (R), as well as Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), seeks to restore significant protections of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) that the U.S. Supreme.

February 9

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Does your boss talk about his sex life in front of you, or does he call you “babe” or “honey” or make other suggestive comments about your body?  Does he make inappropriate comments about wanting to have sex with you?  Are there sexually explicit pictures or images in the workplace?  Is there physical contact that.

July 20

Retaliation by Association is Illegal

In Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP, the Supreme Court held that an employee who claims he was fired in retaliation for his fiancé’s complaint of sex harassment had an actionable retaliation claim under Title VII. According to the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision, it is an unlawful employment practice under Title VII to terminate an.

July 14

Non-Compete Agreements in Colorado

Non-Compete Agreements in Colorado Concerns about non-compete agreements often arise when an employee is offered an employment contract or a separation agreement.  In Colorado, C.R.S. § 8-2-113 governs non-compete agreements.  The statute precludes non-compete or non-solicitation agreements except for certain exceptions.  Otherwise stated, most non-compete agreements are void and unenforceable in Colorado, unless the non-compete.

July 8

DENVER EMPLOYMENT LAWYER

Denver Employment Lawyer The Law Office of Gregory A. Hall focuses on representing plaintiffs in any employment law matter.  Mr. Hall represents plaintiffs who have claims against their employers for discrimination, harassment, Americans with Disabilities Act, Equal Pay Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, overtime (FLSA), non-payment of wages, breach of contract, and wrongful discharge.

February 19

HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT & DISCRIMINAITON REMEDIES

Remedies For Employment Discrimination or Hostile Work Environment Whenever a court finds that discrimination occurred or person was subjected to a hostile work environment,  the goal of the law is to make the victim whole, by placing that person in the same position (or nearly the same) that he or she would have been if.

November 4

PRIMA FACIE CASE OF HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT BASED ON RACE

A plaintiff establishes a prima facie case of racial discrimination based upon a hostile work environment by showing that (1) the plaintiff was a member of a protected class; (2) the plaintiff was subjected to unwelcome harassment; (3) the harassment was race-based; (4) the harassment unreasonably interfered with the plaintiff’s work performance by creating an.

May 4

FEDERAL EEO PROCESS

FEDERAL SECTOR EEO PROCESS Federal employees that have discriminated or retaliated against must go through an administrative process in an attempt to resolve the situation. To start the EEO complaint process the employee must contact the Agency’s EEO counselor within 45 days of the last discriminatory or retaliatory incident. Keep in mind, many people mistakenly.

May 4

EEO CLAIMS FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

DENVER EEO ATTORNEY REPRESENTING FEDERAL EMPLOYEES Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-16, persons have the right to equal federal employment opportunities regardless of their race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, or prior EEO activity.This includes protection against illegal harassment. 45 Days to File a Discrimination.