Negotiating a severance agreement involves addressing several factors that go beyond the bottom line. The employee needs to protect his or her interests and career prospects during this process. Among the considerations to negotiate are the length of time it may take you to find comparable employment elsewhere; full or partial release from any non-compete agreements; and, any employment contracts you may have signed.
Americans are protected from experiencing discrimination, sexual harassment or retaliation in the workplace under federal and state laws. Employees who feel their rights have been violated at work have the right to seek legal recourse.
After a worker voiced concerns regarding a raw sewage spill in the workplace, a Miami Beach grocery store, the employee was allegedly fired.
The congressional investigation into allegations that a Broward County U.S. Representative sexually harassed a member of his staff was recently extended.