As more appellate courts extend the protections of Title VII, the U.S. Supreme Court will not be able to ignore the issue much longer. Until then, LGBTQ employees in Colorado who feel they have been discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation will have a right of action only in Colorado state court.
Sexual harassment remains pervasive in the American workplace. This post focuses on a very brief analysis of sexual harassment in state and federal law, and thoughts about what to do if you experience sexual harassment in the workplace.
Most employees make two general assumptions about their workplace rights. First, that employees do not have rights because we live in an at-will state. Second, that their employer knows the law and is paying them correctly. Because of these assumptions, many employees do not even know when or if their rights are being violated.
If your employer or coworkers engage in the type of hateful and discriminatory behavior that has become normalized by the 2016 election, please consult with an attorney. If your employer has failed or refused to pay your overtime or for all the hours that you have worked, please consult with an attorney. It is important that you know your rights.
The lawyers of Albrechta & Albrechta, LLC attended the Colorado Bar Association's two-day annual employment law conference in Denver in 2016. Attending this conference allows our attorneys to stay up to date on recent developments and changes in employment law in Colorado so that they can be the most effective advocates for our clients struggling with work-related legal issues.
Creating a business entity that will provide you with limited liability to protect your personal assets is about more than merely filing your entity with the state.
America is one of the worst countries when it comes to guaranteeing paid benefits for new families. This article explores that issue and compares the U.S. with other countries' family leave policies.
Albrechta & Albrechta is a new general practice law firm on the Western Slope in Colorado. Based in Durango, Colorado and serving LaPlata County and the four corners region. We welcome you to our website and our blog and hope you find helpful information.