Rights in the workplace have significantly evolved and expanded in the
last ten years in order to provide all workers a fair, discriminatory-free
work place. As employee rights have developed, employer responsibilities
have increased. The following sections provide information about major
As there are numerous city, state and federal laws that protect individuals
in the workplace, it is critical for workers and employees to know their
rights and responsibilities. If you feel you have been discriminated against
or harassed in the workplace, or if you are an employer who wants to learn
how to prevent a lawsuit, use our online form
to ask an attorney at WylieLaw your question.
WylieLaw has extensive experience negotiating, mediating and litigating
employment cases that result in valuable settlements for our clients.
- An IT programmer's job was terminated after she made a complaint
of sexual harassment against a salesman (and also the brother-in-law
of the CEO). WylieLaw settled the case during the discovery phase of
litigation resulting in a sizeable payment to our client.
- The head of a Human Resources department felt that the new corporate
hierarchy would not support her after she made a complaint of sexual
harassment against the top salesperson in the company. WylieLaw helped
her develop and negotiate an exit strategy that included a significant
amount of severance pay and immediate vesting of stock options.
- After a graphic designer made an allegation of sexual harassment
against her boss, the owner of the company, WylieLaw was retained by
the company to investigate the allegations. Subsequently, WylieLaw was
able to help the company avoid litigation, resolve the complaint and
implement an employee handbook in order to limit future corporate liability.