PELA Lawyer Casey Denson was featured on the website of Diapers to Desk, a fascinating company with the mission of changing the culture and educating employers on how to support and engage working parents. In this Employment Law Q & A, Casey answers questions related to announcing a pregnancy at work, worker protections, and negotiatingContinue reading ““Diapers to Desk” Employment Law Q&A with Casey Denson”
A sergeant in the New Orleans Police Department’s homicide squad has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that his unit’s former commander targeted him with homophobic and racial taunts while higher-ups turned a blind eye. The workplace harassment suit, filed Tuesday by Sgt. Peter Hansche,continues a dispute pitting him against Jimmie Turner, who was demoted fromContinue reading “NOPD homicide sergeant’s lawsuit claims ex-commander made homophobic, racial taunts to him”
By: Natalie K. Mitchell Know Your Rights Federal and state laws recognize that individuals have the right to a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. In Louisiana, employers are legally prohibited from intentionally discriminating against any individual with respect to their compensation, or terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, because of the individual’s race, color,Continue reading “Addressing Workplace Harassment”
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