“We are all one human race, destined for greatness. Let us live together in peace and love in a Beloved Community.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Taken from The Lily News, October 16, 2017 Adapted from a story by The Washington Post’s DeNeen L. Brown. In 1978, Mechelle Vinson filed a lawsuit against her supervisor that redefined sexual harassment in the workplace. Vinson had worked at the Capital City Federal Savings Bank in Washington for four years before being fired. During that […]
This is an interesting article from the New York Times on the cost of devaluing women: But in the dizzying past few weeks, as this crucial moment of reckoning on sexual harassment continues, it’s clear that the harassment I was subjected to is not in the past. . . What we are only beginning to recognize is […]
If you have been the victim of sexual harassment in the workplace, feel free to give us a call, 612-278-9832. Women protested sexual abuse and harassment Sunday in 11 French cities under the #MeToo banner in the wake of mounting allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Star Tribune article outlines obstacles baby boomers face during job searches: http://ow.ly/5AFT30gdHKz Our office reviews severance packages. If you were terminated and offered a severance package, feel free to give us a call.
Interesting article on age discrimination in the workplace: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-na-pol-age-discrimination-trends-20170626-htmlstory.html In job ads, some employers have begun listing “digital native” as a requirement for the position. The term, many say, is a “code word” for young workers who have grown up with technology and will be able to use new systems with ease. This term plays into […]
If you receive a separation agreement it may or may not be valid. Bertelson Law Offices routinely consults with employees who are offered separation agreements. We offer a thorough review to help you determine how your particular situation would be impacted by signing, or if it would be appropriate to move forward with legal claims […]
Beth is a presenter at the MPA Annual Paralegal Convention on May 11th. She will be speaking on severance agreements and employment laws.
Interesting article from Harvard Business review: Do Conservative Managers Give Smaller Bonuses to Women? This study shows they do.
General Mills announced today that it is cutting up to 600 jobs in a global restructuring. More information can be found in this article.