An AOL Jobs reader asked me: I work for a large company in Ohio. There are 50 or so employees with
my job title working at various locations in the area. The company has
decided to eliminate all but 15 of those positions. I am 61 years old.
The company f...
her employees, when they cannot remaim present in the office in the case
of hurdles effected by any catastrophe. Because emploees' intent is not
self-willed. As such, he should pay. It is he whose obligation should be
towards his emploees on the basis of humanty. Otherwise where will
employees seek support, when the employers turn away, at criical moment?
- Donna M. Ballman, P.A.Employment Lawyer, Author, present
Donna Ballman’s book, Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired: Resolve Workplace Crises Before You Quit, Get Axed or Sue the Bastards, was named the Winner of the Law Category of the 2012 USA Best Books Awards and is currently available for purchase. She is the award-winning author of The Writer’s Guide to the Courtroom: Let’s Quill All the Lawyers, a book geared toward informing novelists and screenwriters about the ins and outs of the civil justice system. She’s been practicing employment law, including negotiating severance agreements and litigating discrimination, sexual harassment, noncompete agreements, and employment law issues in Florida since 1986. Her blog on employee-side employment law issues, Screw You Guys, I’m Going Home, was named one of the 2011 and 2012 ABA Blawg 100 best legal blogs and the 2011 Lexis/Nexis Top 25 Labor and Employment Law Blogs.
She writes a weekly column for AOL Jobs and has written for The Huffington Post on employment law issues, and has been an invited guest blogger for Monster.com and Ask A Manager. She has over 6000 followers on Twitter as @EmployeeAtty. She has taught continuing legal education classes for lawyers and accountants through organizations such as the National Employment Lawyers Association, Sterling Education Services, Lorman Education Services, Alison Seminars, the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, and community organizations. Ms. Ballman has published articles on employment law topics such as severance, non-compete agreements, discrimination, sexual harassment, and avoiding litigation. She’s been interviewed by MSNBC, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Lifetime Television Network, the Daily Business Review, and many other media outlets on employment law issues. She was featured on the Forbes Channel’s “America’s Most Influential Women” program on the topic of severance negotiations and non-compete agreements.
She works for Donna M. Ballman, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
- Wellesley College
- University of Miami School of Law