Employment law is the area of civil law that covers the laws and regulations governing labor relations and employment issues, such as collective bargaining, discrimination in the workplace, sexual harassment, occupational safety, wage and hour requirements, and workers' compensation.
Federal statutes, such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act, as well as state laws protect employees from non payment of overtime, wage claims, discrimination based on age, disability, sex, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The Family and Medical Leave Act, another federal statute, allows employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons, without having to worrying about losing their jobs.
The Coleman Law Firm offers experienced representation for both employers and employees seeking advice and guidance on employment law matters or for those parties who are involved in disputes over employment issues.
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