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Has MARTA Missed the Mark?

  • January 29, 2020

SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE NEWS The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") gives very clear guidance on its website about how employers should handle claims of harassment, including those of sexual harassment.   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution took a look into MARTA's…

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Listen to Steve Wolfe on The Bert Show

  • November 14, 2019

The Bert Show discussed workplace, breastfeeding mothers and the law with Steve Wolfe. This is a two part series that addresses one educator's concerns about restrictions at work, the ability to pump milk while working and the impact the school's…

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Should I Talk About My Breast Cancer at Work?

  • November 13, 2019

While the end of October does invite a celebration of all things spooky, it also draws to a close a month of awareness for those who are living with, who have passed from, and who survived breast cancer. About 12%…

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Can I get overtime?

  • June 25, 2019

Legare, Attwood, & Wolfe’s Steven Wolfe, along with co-counsel Justin Scott of Scott Employment Law, P.C., settled overtime wage claims against a Fortune 500 Company located in Atlanta. They filed suit in federal court under the Fair Labor Standards Act…

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Can Men Take Parental Leave

  • June 14, 2019

Happy Father’s Day! Whether it’s your first year as a father, or you’ve been enjoying fatherhood for quite a while, today we celebrate you. It should come as no surprise that fathers play an important role in the development of…

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What Is the EEOC, and How Can it Help Me?

  • June 3, 2019

The EEOC has two offices in Georgia:  a district office in downtown Atlanta and a local office in Savannah.  Filing an EEOC Charge of Discrimination is the first step for private sector employees to bring a claim of discrimination against…

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What Is Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo Age?

  • June 3, 2019

It is safe to say that, for many, the view of sexual harassment in the workplace has changed in recent years.  If nothing else, society is becoming more aware of what women have experienced at work.  Defining what constitutes sexual…

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Am I Entitled to Overtime Pay?

  • May 13, 2019

The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 was enacted to protect American workers. What does that mean today? Employment is NOT a pay as you wish arrangement. Laws define employee rights, not companies. How do you know if you are…

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