Employment Law

As an employee in West Virginia, you have certain rights such as:

  • The right to work in an environment free of sexual harassment, unwelcome touchings, looks, and comments; and the right to report it without being retaliated against

  • The right to work in a safe environment, and the right to report to OSHA, AFLAC, or MSHA, etc. if the work environment is not safe, without fear of being fired or retaliated against

  • The right to be accommodated if you are suffering from a disability and can still do your job, but need some reasonable adjustment by your employer

  • The right to file a workers' compensation claim, if you are injured on the job, without having to worry about being fired or retaliated against

  • The right not to be discriminated against because of your race, sex, disability, age, ethnic background, religion, etc.

  • The right to be paid your wages when they are due

  • The right to be paid overtime, if you feel your employer just gave you the title of manager, but you don't have managerial duties and frequently work overtime

Types of Employment Cases:

  • Wrongful termination/ Firing

  • Sexual Harassment

  • Sexual Discrimination

  • Wage Disputes

  • Failure to pay overtime

  • Violation of Public Policy

  • Retaliation

 

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