Community Legal Services: Resources
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12 Things Everyone Should Know About Employment Law
In most circumstances, employers can terminate employees “at will,” meaning at any time for any reason. And they are not even required by law to give the reason for a discharge. However, there are exceptions to the “at will” rule.
Lost Your Job? Your Rights and Benefits
You may have specific rights, depending on how you lost your job. Here are answers to some of most common concerns faced by newly unemployed workers.
Retaliation: Things You Should Know About Protected Workplace Rights
Retaliation occurs when an employer takes an “adverse action” against an employee because s/he has exercised a “protected legal right.” Many state and federal laws protect employees from employer retaliation.
Severance Agreement and Release of Claims
A resource on what a severance agreement is and your protections on severance pay, claims, etc.
Your Right to Get Paid in Full When Your Job Ends
A resource on your rights to get paid in full when your job ends.
Hiring a Labor or Employment Lawyer
A fact sheet on when and where to find an employment lawyer.