The Birmingham, Alabama office of the EEOC recently announced that a Jackson, Mississippi grocery store has agreed to pay $325,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the government. The EEOC reached a settlement agreement with Venture Inc., which operates a Save-A-Lot grocery store in Jackson. In addition to the monetary settlement, the agreement also… Read More
What Federal Laws protect Alabama employees?
As an employment lawyer in Alabama, one of the questions I am most often asked by prospective clients is what laws protect an employee from illegal or improper treatment in the workplace. The answer to this question would take pages to answer completely, but I thought it would be worth addressing the basic framework of… Read More