Navigating Workers’ Compensation in Tennessee

Have you been injured at work? An employee should report their work-related injury as soon as possible to their supervisor so the proper paperwork can be filed. Reporting it quickly also speeds up the handling of your claim. Below are some common questions about work related injuries and workers’ compensation: Can I be fired for [...]

By | December 25th, 2021|employment law, hiring an attorney, Knoxville labor attorney|0 Comments

Common Questions About Employment Discrimination

If you have believe you have been a victim of employment discrimination, you are not alone. Many people are discriminated against in the workplace based on race, sex, gender, religion, or other factors each year. The employment law attorneys at Nelson Law Group in Knoxville are experienced in these types of cases and can work [...]

What steps should I take if I’m experiencing unlawful termination?

While employers are entitled to fire employees for rightful cause, there are several reasons why someone may be fired wrongfully. If you think you have been a victim of unlawful termination, talk to an employment lawyer from Nelson Law Group in Knoxville, Tennessee to discuss what steps you should take next. Below are some common [...]

By | October 26th, 2021|employment law, Knoxville labor attorney, wrongful termination|0 Comments

LAID OFF UNFAIRLY DUE TO COVID-19?

Do you believe you were wrongfully terminated during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here are some common answers to questions about wrongful termination in the workplace: Can you be fired for refusing to return to work for fear of contacting COVID-19? Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, you do have the right to refuse to [...]

EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION 101

EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION 101 Employment discrimination can be difficult to pinpoint. In fact, not all workplace discrimination is illegal. If you think you have been a victim of workplace discrimination, our experienced attorneys can help you decide if you have an employment claim. Should I file a lawsuit if I think I have been discriminated against? [...]

BOUNCING BACK FROM WRONGFUL TERMINATION

Bouncing Back from Wrongful Termination Have you been wrongfully terminated? Wrongful termination is difficult to bounce back from, which is why the lawyers at Nelson Law Group are here to help. When you hire a wrongful termination lawyer in Knoxville, TN, you'll have expert help in building your case and discovering what options you have [...]

LABOR LAWYERS IN KNOXVILLE, TN

LABOR LAWYERS IN KNOXVILLE, TN Labor lawyers most commonly work in or on behalf go unions and union members. They work under relevant statutes and the National Labor Relations Act. This act gives any and every employee the: Right to be free from discrimination and harassment of all types; Right to be free from [...]

Hostile Work Environment? Employment Law Attorneys Can Help.

HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT? EMPLOYMENT LAW ATTORNEYS CAN HELP. As an employee, the type of environment you work in can have a great impact on your ability to perform your duties and do your job well. Unfortunately, many people experience work environments that are unhealthy, and hostile. A hostile work environment is created when any person [...]

DO’S AND DON’TS FOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HARASSMENT OR DISCRIMINATION AT WORK

If you’re still employed, there are steps you should consider taking to protect your rights. Alternatively, there are things you should not do even if your employer is treating you illegally: DO’S: Identify the specific acts that you believe are illegal. (Remember, not all types of harassment or discrimination is illegal.) Report the behavior in [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|employment law, Knoxville labor attorney|0 Comments