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Sean A. Casey, Attorney at Law
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After suffering a work related injury, many employees rely on workers' compensation benefits to provide for their medical care and help replace some of their lost wages while they heal before they can return back to work. However, when a workers' comp claim is denied, it can put a family in financial distress. Learn more about why your workers' compensation claim could be denied and what you can do about it.
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When you are discriminated against at work, the first place you are told to call is the EEOC, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Many victims of discrimination expect that they will receive real help from this agency and unfortunately never do. Here's what you need to know about the EEOC and how to get help for discrimination cases privately when the need arises.
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Michigan is the only state in the U.S. that makes it illegal to discriminate against workers according to their weight, but other laws within the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may protect workers in Pennsylvania from being discriminated against at work because of their weight. Here’s what you should know.
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If you're pregnant, may become pregnant, or have been pregnant, and if your company has 15 or more workers, you're protected against pregnancy-based harassment and discrimination on the job under national law. It's also possible to have a legal right to work adjustments, which will let you do your job without endangering your health.
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If you are an hourly employee, it’s important that you understand the basic wage and hour laws in Pennsylvania and how they apply to you. If your employer violates these laws, you may have a case against them. Here’s what you need to know.
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Discrimination of all kinds happen in the workplace every day, whether it is considered against the law or not. Age discrimination is one type of discrimination that has been prohibited by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), yet still occurs. If you feel that you have been discriminated against in the workplace due to your age, you may be able to take legal action to protect your livelihood.
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Gender identity is becoming a significant issue across the nation, and unfortunately, there are no statewide protections for individuals who are discriminated against based on gender identity. However, many localities have passed laws that consider gender identity discrimination similar to other types of discrimination on the job, including discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation. Here’s what you need to know to fight gender identity discrimination on the job.
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Although it is against the law in Pennsylvania and across the country to discriminate against disabled persons in the workplace, it unfortunately still happens. Learning how to recognize what disability discrimination is and what your legal options are if you have been discriminated against is critical to obtaining justice and stopping the discrimination from happening again to you and to others.
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Being discriminated against in the workplace can be disconcerting, frightening, and downright upsetting. However, how you choose to handle the situation can play a big part in how the situation is actually resolved. If you are the victim of workplace discrimination, here are some tips on what you can do.
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When you are injured on the job, it’s important to take action right away to secure your rights to benefits for medical expenses and lost wages. Here are 4 workers’ compensation facts you need to know and who to call if you or a loved one are hurt at work.
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