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29Mar

After Reporting Sexual Harassment, Employee Is Accused of Stealing and Hours Are Reduced.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Social Status and Robert Johnson for Sex Discrimination Tashiah joined Social Status as... Read More →
28Mar

Employee Reports Manager’s Racist Statements and Allegedly Suffers Heavier Work Load and Changed Schedule before Termination.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Winc for Race Discrimination and Hostile Work Environment Patrick, a Caucasian man, accepted... Read More →
27Mar

After Employee Discusses Her Disability at Work, Supervisor Allegedly Tells Her “this Job isn’t for Everyone” and Terminates Her.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Pittsburgh Action Against Rape for Disability Discrimination Caroline joined the team at Pittsburgh... Read More →
23Mar

Employee with Disability Uses FMLA Leave then Allegedly Accused of Drug Abuse and Fired Without Drug Test.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against UPMC McKeesport for Disability Discrimination In October 2012, Kari accepted a position with... Read More →
22Mar

Employee Called “Old Dog” and When He Complains, His Supervisor Allegedly Forced Him to Accept Demotion.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Petco for Age Discrimination Robert joined Petco Animal Supplies Stores, Inc., as a... Read More →
19Mar

Employee with High-Risk Pregnancy Seeks Accommodation, but Manager Allegedly Threatens to Fire Her.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Hampton Inn for Pregnancy Discrimination Cierra joined the team at Hampton Inn as... Read More →
16Mar

Employee Asks for FMLA Leave and Is Allegedly Told, “Girls Work With Broken Foots and They Just Put Them on Garbage Cans.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC for Age and Disability Discrimination Cheryl accepted the position... Read More →
14Mar

Hispanic Employee, Like Other Employees, Emails Passwords to Herself and is the Only One Fired.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Santander Bank for Race Discrimination and FMLA Violations Sonia, a Hispanic woman, joined... Read More →
13Mar

Employee Fired and Allegedly Told To Re-Apply When She No Longer Has Disability Restrictions.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Apria Healthcare, Inc. for Disability Discrimination Kelly began working with Apria Healthcare, Inc.,... Read More →
08Mar

Contractor Demands Home Owner’s Credit Card for Extra Purchases and Walks Off Job after Requiring More Pay.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Home Owner Files Lawsuit against Houzz Construction for Breach of Contract Shobha hired Houzz Construction to make... Read More →
06Mar

Employee Allegedly Called “Fucking Gay,” but when He Complains about Ongoing Harassment, He is Fired.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Chapman Auto Group for Sex Discrimination Mark, a homosexual male, started at Chapman... Read More →
01Mar

Employee with Anxiety and Depression Allegedly Fired for Insubordination After Requesting Off for Doctor’s Appointment.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Embassy Bank Corporation for Disability Discrimination Jennifer accepted a position as a personal... Read More →
27Feb

Employee Allegedly Barred from Policy Training and then Fired for Violating Policy.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Rice Energy for Age Discrimination Robert accepted a job with Rice Energy as... Read More →
23Feb

Company Breaches Contract with Independent Contractor, Allegedly Failing to Pay Wages, Backpay, and Commission.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Independent Contractor Files Lawsuit against Propel IT for Breach of Contract Mark, an independent contractor, signed a... Read More →
21Feb

Employee Refuses Early Retirement, Allegedly Suffers False Accusations, and Is Terminated.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Phoebe Home for Age Discrimination Michelle started working for Phoebe Home in March... Read More →
20Feb

Nurse Uses FMLA Leave, Allegedly Returns to a Demotion and Further Harassment.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against UPMC Passavant for FMLA Violations Tonya accepted the position of charge nurse at... Read More →
15Feb

Employee Allegedly Discovers Owner Has a “Special Commission Sheet” Just for Him.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against the Wahl Heating and Cooling, Inc., for Unpaid Wages Philip joined Wahl Heating... Read More →
13Feb

Employee with Disability Allegedly Told to Transfer or Be Fired.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against ULTA for Disability Discrimination In May of 2011, Brooke accepted the position of... Read More →
09Feb

Manager Allegedly Withholds Employee’s Pay unless She Performs a Sexual Act

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Don Rosen Imports for Sex Discrimination In 2008, Diana accepted a receptionist position... Read More →
08Feb

Disabled Employee Allegedly Called “Too Slow,” Denied Accommodation, Transferred between Departments, and Terminated.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against East Penn Manufacturing Company for Disability Discrimination Jose received a job offer from... Read More →
06Feb

Company Allegedly Breaches Contract to Retaliate against their Consultant’s Lawful Client Referrals

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against America’s Support Coordination and Management and America’s Home and Health Services for Breach... Read More →
02Feb

Supervisor Calls African American Employee the N-word, Threatening Harm and Termination.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Traco for Race and Disability Discrimination Maurice, an African American, accepted the position... Read More →
01Feb

Director Allegedly Calls Pregnant Employee “Trouble” and Terminates Her

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehab Center for Pregnancy Discrimination Courtney started at Susquehanna... Read More →
31Jan

African American Employee Promoted to Director But Allegedly Fired When Original Director Returns

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Guardian Elder Care for Race Discrimination Virginia, an African American, started her position... Read More →
30Jan

Boss Allegedly Boasts about Turning “Straight Girls Gay,” but When Employee Complains, She is Fired.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Kiddie Academy of Collegeville for Sexual Discrimination April accepted a position as an... Read More →
26Jan

Woman Deposits Over 50% of Total Cost for Renovation and Allegedly Discovers Defective and Unfinished Work

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Property Owner Files Lawsuit against Pro-Home Renovators for HICPA Violations Syreeta signed a contract with Pro-Home Renovators... Read More →
25Jan

Co-Owner Allegedly Grabs Female Employee, Makes Sexual Innuendos, and Accuses Her of Short Changing Cash Register.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against The Spot Etc and David Calloway for Sexual Harassment Melodie became a bartender... Read More →
24Jan

Entrepreneur Workshop in Cranberry Township Expanded for 2018

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KM&A Managing Partner David Manes will lead the Entrepreneur Workshop at BCCC’s campus in Cranberry Township on Thursday, February 22,... Read More →
24Jan

Female Employee Allegedly Told to Stop “Playing the Victim” and is Terminated.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Bimbo Bakeries for Gender Discrimination Jessica accepted a position with Bimbo Bakeries in... Read More →
23Jan

Employee Believes Her Termination Occurred Due to Her Need of FMLA

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Allegheny County Jail for Disability Discrimination Stacy began working at Allegheny County Jail... Read More →
19Jan

Employee Thinks Termination Occurred Because She Filed for Workers’ Compensation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resort for Retaliation Gina worked the in-season as... Read More →
17Jan

Qualified Female Employee Laid Off while Male Employees Allegedly without Qualifications Retain Jobs.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against FTS International for Sex Discrimination Dana joined FTS International as the only female... Read More →
16Jan

Employee Allegedly Terminated for her Serious Allergy to the Influenza Vaccine.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Monongalia Health System for Disability Discrimination Georgette began working for Monongalia Health System... Read More →
15Jan

Employee Allegedly Promised Pay during Maternity Leave but is Fired When She Requests Pay

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Comcast Corporation for Pregnancy Discrimination Shakima began working with Comcast in 2008, and... Read More →
10Jan

Employee with Disability Fired while Other Three Employees Allegedly Receive Minimal Discipline

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Wexford Health Services and Erie County Department of Corrections for Disability Discrimination Stacy... Read More →
09Jan

Female Employee Rejected for Full-Time While Two Men with Less Experience Receive Full-Time.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Adams Township for Sex Discrimination Andra started working part time as a police... Read More →
05Jan

Employee Allegedly Fired for “Stealing Money” by Working Two Positions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Alysia Home Health Agency for Wage Violations LaToya started at Alysia Home Health... Read More →
03Jan

Employee Suspects Age Discrimination When Overlooked for a Promotion Five Times

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Bucks County Court House for Age Discrimination Evangelia started working at Bucks County... Read More →
28Dec

Employee Asks To Wear Hijab, but Supervisor Allegedly Considers Not Professional Clothing.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Home Instead Senior Care for Religious Discrimination Antoinette joined Home Instead Senior Care... Read More →
27Dec

Employee’s Supervisor Allegedly Said that He Didn’t Get the Job Because “It Was [Your] Disability.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against U.S. Steel Corporation for Disability Discrimination Marion accepted the role of utility person... Read More →
22Dec

African American Employee Told He Will Be Terminated Because “It’s Too Dark in the Kitchen.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Blush Nightclub for Race Discrimination Gregory’s old boss at Blush Nightclub contacted him... Read More →

Employment Law Articles

04Jan

How To Deal With My Boss’s Romantic Relationship in the Workplace

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Everyone knows that dating coworkers is basically a bad idea. So many problems can arise. When a dating relationship turns... Read More →
26Jul

What Can I Do If I Get Assaulted by a Fellow Employee?

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Unfortunately, being assaulted by another employee doesn’t mean that your boss has to fire the other employee. While it certainly... Read More →
18Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against TruFood Mfg. Inc and Spartan Staffing

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KM&A Files Lawsuit Against TruFood Mfg. Inc and Spartan Staffing Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint... Read More →
18Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against W&W Equipment, Inc.

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  Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against W&W Equipment, Inc. in the United States District... Read More →
17Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Simplot

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KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Simplot Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against Philadelphia Truck Lines in... Read More →

General News & Articles

30Mar

USERRA vs. VEVRAA

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The USERRA and the VEVRAA share a common denominator of protecting soldiers, past and present, from employment discrimination for their... Read More →
28Mar

Mental Health Employment Discrimination

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Mental health issues can result in employment discrimination by employers, managers, coworkers, and clients. Certain laws obligate employers to provide... Read More →
08Mar

Attorney for Unemployment Appeal: Get the Job Done Right

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For an unemployment appeal, employees have the option of hiring an unemployment appeal attorney or representing themselves. Employers who have... Read More →
22Feb

Are People with Spinal Injuries Considered Handicapped?

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Spinal injuries mean a serious lifestyle change for most, altering major life activities as well as working capabilities. Depending on... Read More →
16Feb

Sue My Building Contractor

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A contractor is hired to perform certain work for you, but when a contractor does not fulfill their responsibilities, you... Read More →
13Feb

5 Valentine’s Day Sexual Harassment Claims

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Valentine’s Day is the holiday for love cards and chocolates but not coworkers. Sometimes managers and coworkers think it might... Read More →
29Jan

Does an Employer Have to Tell You about Drug Testing?

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Employers receive very few regulations from federal law for drug testing in the workplace. Although federal law does heavily regulate... Read More →
15Jan

Can My Current Employer Find Out about a Failed Drug Test?

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A failed drug test can spell disaster for an employee or job applicant. Worst case scenario is usually job loss,... Read More →
26Dec

Recognize the Invisible Disabilities in the Workplace

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Invisible disabilities aren’t expressly provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), but the 2008 amendments suggest a place... Read More →
11Dec

How To Fix A Pennsylvania LLC

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When any changes are made to a limited liability company (LLC), both the operating agreement and the articles of organization... Read More →

Business Legal News & Articles

24Jan

Entrepreneur Workshop in Cranberry Township Expanded for 2018

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KM&A Managing Partner David Manes will lead the Entrepreneur Workshop at BCCC’s campus in Cranberry Township on Thursday, February 22,... Read More →
15Mar

Entrepreneur Workshop in Cranberry Township This Saturday

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KM&A Managing Partner David Manes will lead the Entrepreneur Workshop this Saturday at BC3’s campus in Cranberry Township from 9am... Read More →
11Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Dollar General Corporation, Woodrow Davis, and Pamela Biegel

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2016 Kraemer, Manes & associates, LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against Dollar General, Woodrow... Read More →
29Feb

KM&A’s Sean Ruppert Teaching Startup Seminar at CMU

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KM&A Attorney Sean Ruppert will be teaching a seminar for startups at CMU next month focusing on insurance issues. The class is offered... Read More →
02Feb

David Manes Will Teach Small Business Classes at Local College

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KM&A Partner David Manes will be teaching two small business classes beginning next week. The classes are designed for small business... Read More →
01Feb

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Eaton Corporation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2015 Kraemer, Manes & Associates, LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against Eaton Corporation in... Read More →
23Jun

The “Sideline Activity” Exception

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Will having a side job render me ineligible for unemployment benefits? According to Section 402(h) of the Pennsylvania unemployment law... Read More →
23Jun

What makes an Independent Contractor?

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An independent contractor is an individual who provides some sort of service for another person but differs from an employee.... Read More →
09May

How Do You Form an LLC?

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Forming an LLC or Limited Liability Company can be a complicated process for some individuals. However, the process can be... Read More →
07Apr

No written contract? No problem!

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No written contract? No problem! Sometimes at least… Most Americans and many business people believe that in order to enforce a... Read More →

Litigation Legal News & Articles

31May

Does a Revenge Porn Law Exist in Pennsylvania?

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Although not all states yet have a law that makes revenge porn illegal, Pennsylvania is one state that does have... Read More →
24May

What Can a Revenge Porn Attorney do for me?

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Revenge Porn Attorney Since the rise of revenge porn, lawmakers have been scrambling to establish laws against this crime. Pennsylvania... Read More →
16May

The Effects of Unlawful Revenge Porn

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Unlawful revenge porn or non-consensual pornography impacts the life of the victim in some fairly large ways. In some cases, victims... Read More →
02Mar

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Allegheny County

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against Allegheny County, in the United States District Court for... Read More →
16Feb

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Norfolk Southern Corporation

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against Norfolk Southern Corporation, in the United States District Court... Read More →
01Feb

Revenge Porn In Pennsylvania: What You Should Know

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Revenge porn is a form of sexual assault in which an individual, usually an ex-partner, distributes sexually explicit photos or... Read More →
24Jan

Prevent Revenge Porn: 9 Ways To Protect Your Sexual Privacy

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9 Ways To Protect Your Sexual Privacy Sharing photos and videos has never been so easy. While most of us... Read More →
18Jan

Revenge Pornography On The Rise

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As smartphone usage and selfie-taking rises, revenge pornography provides a new threat to online privacy. Revenge pornography, non-consensual sharing of someone... Read More →
19Dec

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Air Star Transportation & Limousine Services, Inc.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against Air Star Transportation & Limousine Services,... Read More →
10Jun

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Environmental Recovery Corp.

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates, LLC “KMA” has filed a complaint on behalf of Qamil Gashi, against Environmental Recovery Corporation (“ERC”), Troy... Read More →

Featured Articles

22Mar

Sue My Employer for Negligence

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Suing your employer or any company for negligence can be quite a tightrope walk. Not only must you prove that... Read More →
12Mar

How to Sue a Contractor for a Verbal Agreement

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“Get it in writing” guides nearly every business agreement that starts out verbally because no one knows the future and... Read More →
06Mar

FMLA Interference

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Employers often face legal action for interfering with the employee right of FMLA leave. FMLA interference occurs when an employer... Read More →
28Feb

Types of Wrongful Termination: The Reasons Behind Unlawful Firing

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Employment law endeavors to minimize instances of unlawful firing by outlining workplace standards for employee treatment in various scenarios. Due... Read More →
26Feb

Targeting Employees in the Workplace: How Bullied Workers Respond

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Workplace bullies often target other employees for a number reasons. The bully can be anyone, whether a manager, coworker, or... Read More →
20Feb

Q&A: Answering Your Questions about Overtime Pay

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Overtime is confusing. Sometimes you’re eligible and sometimes you’re not. Meanwhile, no one seems to know what rights the employer... Read More →
12Feb

What Are My Dress Code Employee Rights?

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Determining what rights an employee has when it comes to an employer’s dress code depends on the situation. Employees who... Read More →
06Feb

What Is Not Harassment in the Workplace?

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Certain employment myths feed the idea that employees have more rights than they actually do, meaning that employees often accuse... Read More →
31Jan

How to Sue for Hostile Work Environment

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A hostile work environment is detrimental to the employee as well as the employer. When employers overlook workplace harassment, this... Read More →
26Jan

Top 10 Types of Common Workplace Harassment

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Common workplace harassment breaks down the employment relationship, causing a loss of trust between employer and employee as well as... Read More →
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