Dating contracts in the work place
An employee who has been the subject of discrimination may file a charge against his or her employer with these agencies with or without a lawyer’s assistance.
It is very important to remember that a charge alleging discrimination generally must be filed with the appropriate agency within 180 days from the date of discriminatory act in order to be timely.
For example, allowing employees to intimidate and harass other employees through lewd remarks, inappropriate touching or offensive jokes.The Mental Health Parity Act (MPHA) of 1996 took effect on January 1, 1998 and applies to employees enrolled in group or employer insurance plans covering 50 or more employees; self-insured ERISA plans and fully-insured plans; federal employees covered by the Federal Employee Health Benefits Act; and collectively bargained plans.The MPHA requires that covered health plans that provide mental health coverage provide the same lifetime and annual maximum dollar limits for mental health benefits as they do for conventional medical benefits.An employee who feels that his or her right under this law has been violated may file a charge against the employer or union with the NLRB, which will commence an investigation.All charges must be filed within six months from the date of the alleged unlawful act or the charge will be dismissed as untimely.
When facing a layoff, an employer may not select “older” employees for layoff simply because they may be able to collect a pension.