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Negotiating Your Next Job Offer – When It’s About More Than The Money.

September 25, 2015 by Julie A. Uebler, Esq. In my experience, the clients who have suffered through an involuntary termination of their employment are much better about negotiating the terms of their next job. There is nothing like being fired from a job without any severance to make you want to put severance protection on…

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Learn About Your Rights Under the Americans with Disabilities Act at Upcoming Free Clinics.

October 8, 2015 by Julie A. Uebler, Esq. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) serves as an effective tool to combat disability discrimination in the workplace, and to secure reasonable accommodations at work for individuals with disabilities. However, it is often hard for employees to get enough information about their rights to take advantage of…

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In Remembrance

March 5, 2015 by Julie A. Uebler, Esq. “Father Tom,” my Mom’s cousin, died last week. It had been years since we saw him because he lived in Virginia, and had been suffering from Alzheimer’s. Even without seeing him, we felt good about his presence in the family. Father Tom was a Catholic priest, and…

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First Time Here?

January 21, 2015 by Julie A. Uebler, Esq. This space is devoted to making a difference in the work lives of individuals, and resolving workplace disputes. I am an employment lawyer, and have been since 1993. As you can see from my bio, I have worn many hats over the years – private defense attorney,…

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Can I Get a Copy of My Personnel File?

February 17, 2015 by Julie A. Uebler, Esq. I think my boss may have put a disciplinary warning in my personnel file without giving me a copy of it. Do I have the right to view my personnel file? If there is a warning in my file that I think is unfair, what can I…

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In Time for Halloween, A Round Up of Some “Scary” Employers

October 26, 2015 by Julie A. Uebler, Esq. I would like to think there is a decreasing need to protect employees from the awful ways in which their employers treat them. Unfortunately, when I read about some of the employment cases I see reported from around the country, I realize how scary some employers can…

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