What are my basic rights as an employee?
What are my basic rights as an employee? All employees should expect to be treated fairly and in a nondiscriminatory manner. However, employees are not permitted a free speech right at work in a place of private nongovernment employment. Freedom of speech is available in the government employment sector within a narrow context. All employees are free from retaliation for blowing the whistle and complaining about discrimination against themselves or coworkers. All employees are entitled to work in a safe workplace and are entitled to workers compensation if they become injured on the job. All employees are entitled to minimum wages and overtime compensation. All employees are entitled to family medical leave, if they qualify. All employees who are disabled are entitled to reasonable accommodations related to their work and their disability.
Carey & Associates P.C. provides employment counseling to help employees and professionals with all aspects of their current employment development and beyond the attention of the employer.
Carey & Associates, P.C. represents employees and executives nationwide from all industries and professions in employment law matters. We collaborate with clients to find workable and cost-sensitive solutions to contract disputes, severance negotiations, general employment conflicts and office politics, compensation and employment discrimination without resort to litigation. We empower clients of all employment levels to embrace work and career challenges that exist just slightly outside their comfort zones. We believe growth and adversity are good for the soul. We also believe that the playing field of work is always level, it just depends on your perception and where you derive your knowledge of how to succeed.
We handle severance agreements every day. In fact, we probably have twenty or more severance negotiations occurring at any moment in time during the week. We want share some insights about negotiating severance agreements to help you better understand the deal in front of you and to avoid costly mistakes.