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FEAR AND LOATHING IN THE WORKPLACE

Check out Faye Cohen’s post to her blog Toughlawyerlady!

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What is happening in the workplace? Although the employment rate appears to be increasing, in my experience, employees are getting fired from their jobs at an alarming rate.  Many of the employees getting fired are long-term employees. Others are short-term employees, whose performance appears to be golden one minute, and the next minute they are being fired for some allegedly reprehensible, and often false, reason. My Office is always dealing with a myriad of issues involving employment and civil rights matters as they pertain to employment. We represent employees and employers at any given time. Since the recession is over, employers don’t seem particularly concerned about retaining their employees and employees don’t seem to care about leaving one job to take another.

On the employee side we  are assisting clients by trying to maintain their jobs, helping them make accommodation requests under the Americans With Disability Act, arranging leaves under…

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