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EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR THOSE IN THE MILITARY

EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR THOSE IN THE MILITARY Although race, gender, age, and disability are the most well-known forms of discrimination, veterans and current members of the armed forces are often subject to the very same behavior. Luckily, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protects against such. Although shocking, discrimination against vets and servicemembers often comes from employers who worry that military duties will interfere with work. Who is protected? Those who are already members in the uniformed services are protected, but those who have applied, previously performed, [...]

February 12th, 2018|Categories: employment law, military|

NEW YEAR, SAME US

NEW YEAR, SAME USTo begin the New Year, we found it only fitting to take this time to re-introduce Nelson Law Group!Here at Nelson Law Group we serve people, not big insurance companies. When it comes to helping you with employment or family law, we are sure to be of assistance. We handle almost every type of employment law claims including: overtime violations, minimum wage violations, sexual harassment, discrimination (gender, pregnancy, race, religion, age, disability, etc.), retaliation, whistleblower protection, wrongful discharge, demotion, or discipline, Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), Americans [...]

January 9th, 2018|Categories: news|

MEDIATION AND WHAT IT MEANS

MEDIATION AND WHAT IT MEANS If you are going through a legal process that seems overwhelming and intimidating, mediation may be your solution. Allowing a neutral third party to assist in resolving conflict through the use of negotiation techniques and communication, acts as a huge advantage when faced with disputing parties. Mediation, in law, is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). In many cases, the mediator assists two or more parties in resolving a dispute and agreeing on a resolution such as, a settlement. Mediation disputes can resolve a [...]

December 19th, 2017|Categories: mediation|