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FAMILY LAW 101

FAMILY LAW 101 Not all legal issues happen in the workplace or public eye. Sometimes they are private, personal conflicts that people face in their everyday lives. Issues like these - such as divorce, alimony, or child support – can be some of the hardest challenges to face. Issues like these are usually called [...]

By | May 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CAN MY CASE BE MEDIATED?

CAN MY CASE BE MEDIATED? Worried about heading to court with your case? Taking a case to court can be stressful and Nelson Law Group is here to help during those difficult times. However, if you want to avoid putting a case before a judge, let Nelson Law Group help you mediate your case. [...]

By | April 18th, 2019|court, mediation|0 Comments

EMPLOYING AN EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY

EMPLOYING AND EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY Finding a local employment attorney that you can trust can be a challenge. Nelson Law Group is an experienced law firm in Knoxville, Tennessee specializing in family law, consumer protection, criminal defense, and insurance coverage disputes. We strive to give each client an exceptional experience that will help them succeed. [...]

By | March 18th, 2019|overtime|0 Comments

HOW CAN AN EMPLOYMENT LAWYER HELP YOU?

HOW CAN AN EMPLOYEE LAWYER HELP YOU? It is easy to forget that workplace discrimination still happens every single day. Whether you know someone that has been affected or you have been discriminated against yourself, you should be informed of the proper action to take to handle your situation. Each situation is different, and [...]

By | February 12th, 2019|employment law, sexual harassment|0 Comments

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE We often forget that disability discrimination is something that still happens every single day. While the issue of discrimination against people who have disability accommodations appears most frequently in public locations, it can also arise in the workplace. Disability discrimination can even happen here in Knoxville and the East [...]

By | January 15th, 2019|discrimination, employment law|0 Comments

SEX AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION

SEX AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION We often brush off gender discrimination as something that would never happen in 2018. However, sex and gender discrimination is still very prevalent in today’s workplace. 42% of women in the United States have faced some type of gender discrimination on the job. Gender discrimination can even happen here in [...]

By | December 19th, 2018|discrimination, employment law|0 Comments

AM I A WHISTLEBLOWER? AM I PROTECTED?

AM I A WHISTLEBLOWER? AM I PROTECTED? Generally a whistleblower is defined as a person who exposes any kind of information or activity that is deemed illegal, unethical, or not correct within an organization that is either private or public. There are statutes created to protect these whistleblowers. However, each statute has its own [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE

AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE We frequently hear the phrase “age is just a number” but oftentimes in the workplace that is not the case. Recently in the news there have been several stories about age discrimination in the workplace. Joel Boone, a Mississippi high school boys basketball coach in his mid-70’s, became a [...]

By | October 25th, 2018|discrimination, employment law|0 Comments

WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION: THE BREAKDOWN

WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATIONThe BreakdownWhat does discrimination in the workplace look like? Every situation is different and is dependent on the type of discrimination. Please review the most common types of workplace discrimination below to become more familiar.Disability Discrimination: This form of discrimination occurs when an employer treats an applicant or employee with a disability unfavorably. Harassment [...]

By | October 1st, 2018|discrimination, employment law, sexual harassment|0 Comments

PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION AT WORK

PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION AT WORK What is pregnancy discrimination? Pregnancy discrimination involves treating a woman (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because of childbirth, pregnancy, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. If a woman is temporarily unable to perform her job due to a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth, the employer or [...]

By | July 26th, 2018|employment law|0 Comments