Although it doesn’t seem like a lot has changed in the New Year, it’s important to know that 2018 brought a number of new and reformed laws into the workplace. One law that has changed is parental leave for new parents. Working parents can now take 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to spend time […]
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Honoring Trailblazing Women at PARRIS: Overview Women’s History Month was created to honor the unsung heroes of our everyday lives and to recognize the achievements of women now and throughout history. Why does it matter to PARRIS? Well, if we add up all of our attorneys and team members, PARRIS is over 50% female! In […]
At PARRIS, we are dedicated to ensuring that workers throughout this country are paid fair wages for the hard work they perform. Workers who are not paid for hours they work, including overtime hours, or whose employers fail to make required contributions to employee retirement benefits accounts may have a right to sue their employer seeking to be compensated for the withheld wages or benefits. Strict state and federal laws are in place to protect workers from being taken advantage of by their employers and to punish harshly those employers who violate the law.