Workers in Tennessee have many important rights under state and federal law. They have the right to be free from workplace discrimination, whether on the grounds of race, gender, religion, age or other protected category. They are also afforded the right to be free from retaliation in the workplace, should they step up and blow the whistle on wrongful working conditions. In addition, they have the right not to be harassed by a boss or co-worker.
However, the violation of employment laws does happen. Workers impacted by such violations may wonder if they have any options. In fact, employment law issues can have serious consequences, both personally and financially, for workers.
Employment law is also an area of the law that has seen significant growth in recent times. It is important that employee rights are not infringed upon, but it is also important that employers make sure that the policies they have in their workplaces are up-to-date, so that they are in compliance with the current laws are regulations.
The legal team at Spragins, Barnett & Cobb, PLC, understands that employment disputes can be very complicated. Whether it is an employment discrimination lawsuit, a claim of sexual harassment or a wrongful termination case, these professionals aim to protect their clients’ rights both in and out of the courtroom.
They also understand that, when it comes to small businesses, it only takes one lawsuit to have a dramatically negative effect on the small business’ reputation and viability. Therefore, they aim to help small business owners draft legally sound policies and documents. To learn more about employment law in Tennessee, the firm’s employment law overview may be of use.