Negotiating a Severance Package

A severance package is an agreement between an employee and a former employer itemizing the benefits and pay associated with the employee’s termination. You may have been offered such a package if you have been fired or laid off from your job. Unfortunately, many terminated employees are never offered a package and may not even...

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Help With Filing Federal Discrimination Complaints

The thought of having to take on the Federal government for discrimination can be overwhelming, but it does not have to be. All Federal agencies that provide financial assistance are responsible for investigating complaints of discrimination. If you feel you have been a victim of discrimination, you may file a complaint with the specific Federal...

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Help Filing Your Texas Unemployment Claim

Do you need to file an unemployment claim with the Texas Workforce Commission, but just do not know where to start? Here at Scott Law Firm PLLC, we are unemployment legal advocates and we know how vital it is to get claims filed as soon as possible. We can help you navigate this important task....

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Is My Employer Required to Accommodate My Religious Beliefs?

Do you feel that your religious rights are being violated in your workplace? Maybe you have been overlooked for a promotion based on your faith, or perhaps you have been denied proper accommodations to practice your religion. If so, your employer could very well be violating the civil rights of the people he or she...

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Top 6 Types of Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

Racial discrimination is a prevalent issue in the workplace. You may not even be aware that it is happening in your workplace. Racial discrimination can be defined as treating an applicant or employee unfairly due to his/her race and/or personal characteristics associated with a race. Personal characteristics include, but are not limited to, hair texture,...

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How To Prove Racial Discrimination In The Workplace

Racial discrimination is present in the workplace and rears its head consistently in the workplace. These cases are notoriously difficult to prove and have the lowest success rate in court - only around 15% of claims sought for racial discrimination in the workplace are successful. So how can employees go about proving racial discrimination and...

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How Workplaces Can Accommodate Disabilities

Companies and organizations are increasingly realizing the need for incorporating diversity into their respective workplaces. As of present time, about 18% of people living with disabilities are employed. This means that there is a larger pool of disabled people who don’t have a job and are actively looking for one. The Americans with Disabilities Act...

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