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Archive for March 2016

Workplace-Related Defamation

Sometimes, when a job ends, it does so on bad terms. It is sadly not uncommon for employers to take the opportunity, after an employee has moved on, to speak ill of them for a variety of reasons. However, within certain circumstances, to do so is against South Carolina law. If an employer oversteps their…

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Changes At The EEOC May Affect Your Claim

Though it may not seem like it, even federal institutions do change. Because it happens so infrequently, however, people can be blindsided by it, to the detriment of any business they may have with the agency. Such is the case with the March 2016 changes in procedure at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Staying…

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Common Misconceptions About Employment & Free Speech

In this day and age, there is no little amount of confusion regarding what can and cannot be said in the workplace. The rules are different for public employees and private employees, but regardless of where one works, the right to free expression is more limited in the workplace than many of us realize. Although…

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Why Would Someone Need An Employment Lawyer?

Our jobs are not as secure as they perhaps once were. In this day and age, more and more companies are choosing to focus on the bottom line, and sometimes, this can result in mistakes and outright ill treatment from employers that have obligations to treat us better. If you ever wind up in the…

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