Employment law is a complex topic, and one that necessarily involves delicate decision-making. Labor laws exist to protect workers from exploitation by giving them a process to have their grievances heard and decided by a neutral party. Despite measures in the laws designed to protect employees who file for protection or damages, moving forward is still a delicate process for the many folks who continue to work in the job where they are having an employment dispute with their management. That’s why many people feel conflicted about coming forward. So when is it a good idea to talk to a lawyer about your options?
Protecting Your Safety and Earnings
If your management has required you to work without compensation or without the right personal protective equipment as defined by OSHA for the work you are doing, then there’s a good chance you should at least review your options with an attorney. There are ways to handle the issue without moving forward with a case immediately, but they often require a legal show of force, like a cease and desist letter. You won’t understand the range of those options until you go through the specifics of your situation with someone who … Read More