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How to File a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Filing a wrongful termination lawsuit is a serious legal action. You work hard and deserve to be protected if you have been wrongfully terminated. Losing your job is incredibly stressful, especially when your employer has terminated you unlawfully. But filing for wrongful termination is complex, and you need an experienced… Read More

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What To Do If Your Employer Retaliates Against You At Work

You can pursue a legal claim if your employer retaliates against you at work for participating in legally protected activities and you suffer negative job-related actions. Your job not only pays the bills but also requires mental and emotional energy, and a significant amount of time. A hostile work environment… Read More

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What Rights Do Employees Have Against Retaliation?

What rights do employees have against workplace retaliation, you may ask? Employment attorneys like Rowdy Meeks Legal Group LLC are well-versed in the legal framework, protecting employees from unfair and hostile treatment in the workplace. Employees have the right to work in a workplace free of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and… Read More

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Common Signs of Retaliation in the Workplace

Retaliation in the workplace can happen when an employee has reported workplace discrimination, safety practices, or harassment, and the employer subsequently takes an adverse action against the employee. Workplace retaliation can not only create a hostile work environment, but it can also threaten an employee's job security and peace of… Read More

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Can Employees Sue For Not Receiving Severance Pay?

Employers are not legally required to offer severance pay. Instead, severance package rules are based on your employment contract, and the company's policies and practices. Understanding the intricacies of the legal framework surrounding severance packages can help you protect your rights. Consulting an employment attorney can help you understand the… Read More

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The Difference Between Comp Time and Overtime Pay

Understanding the difference between comp time and overtime pay, and knowing your rights can help protect yourself from unfair wage practices. Compensatory time is illegal except if you work for a public employer such as a federal, state, or city government job. Unfortunately, some private employers pay compensatory time instead… Read More

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Can an Employer Withhold My Paycheck If I Quit?

Can my employer withhold my paycheck if I quit? It’s a valid question and a genuine concern when you rely on every dollar you earn. Unfortunately, many employees suffer from unfair wage practices that cause anxiety, fear, and frustration. According to federal law, employers don’t have to give employees their… Read More

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Common Illegal Paycheck Deductions

At Rowdy Meeks Legal Group LLC, we commonly see cases of employers trying to save money by engaging in illegal wage practices like unauthorized paycheck deductions. Both employers and employees must understand what deductions are permitted, and which are not according to state and federal law. The Kansas Wage Payment… Read More