Ask The Lawyer, TAKE THIS JOB AND SHOVE IT?

OK, BUT EXPECT A CHALLENGE TO UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIM. QUESTION: Until last January, a co-worker and I were responsible for writing, editing and layout of several newsletters for different companies. In February, my co-worker, who had been heroically battling cancer, passed away. In the
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Ask The Lawyer, I’m not sure, do I have to fire him or report him to Immigration?

EMPLOYERS MUST VERIFY AN EMPLOYEE’S LEGAL RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES QUESTION: I think one of my employees might be an undocumented alien. The papers he provided when he was hired looked OK, but his lack of English and knowledge of
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Ask The Lawyer, Is there any law that protects people from discrimination based on hair styles?

EMPLOYER’S DISCRIMINATORY APPEARANCE CODE MAKES WORKER’S HAIR STAND ON END QUESTION:  Our company recently announced a new “Appearance Code,” which not only limits what people can wear, but how we style our hair. Men are forbidden to wear their hair in any
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Ask The Lawyer, WORKER’S DISCHARGE COULD BE A CASE OF RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION

WEEKDAYS ONLY? WORKER’S DISCHARGE COULD BE A CASE OF RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION QUESTION:  For the last three years I worked at an assisted living facility. I loved helping older people retain dignity in their final years. When I interviewed for this job, I
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