The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

When your employer defames you

October 9, 2022 By: Charles Lamberton

Defamation occurs when someone lies or says something false about another person, verbally or in writing, to a third party, which then causes damage to the person’s reputation. If defamation is in writing, it is called libel. If verbal, it is called slander. In employment, defamation can occur where a supervisor or manager falsely accuses […]

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Pregnancy discrimination at work

October 6, 2022 By: Charles Lamberton

Employers are not allowed to discriminate against women at work based on pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions. Pregnancy discrimination can include denying time off or reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees, firing or demoting a pregnant employee, forcing time off or restrictions on work, and other negative employment actions because of an employee’s pregnancy or related […]

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Family and medical leave

October 5, 2022 By: Charles Lamberton

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that permits eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave each year for any of the following reasons: To treat or recover from a serious health condition that prevents you from working; To care for a sick child, spouse, or parent […]

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