The Snider & Associates Legal Blog

Are Qui Tam Whistleblowers Protected from Employer Retaliation?

When an employer is taking part in illegal or fraudulent activities, it can be hard for the government to find out about this behavior without the help of an inside source. If an employee suspects that their employer is [...]

Are Qui Tam Whistleblowers Protected from Employer Retaliation?2019-08-09T11:45:58-06:00

Federal Laws That Protect Employees

Employees spend a large portion of their lives in the workplace, so it’s important for each individual to feel safe, protected, and respected each day. While these factors can be interpreted differently for everyone, the law works to set [...]

Federal Laws That Protect Employees2019-06-18T19:19:51-06:00

Can a Lawyer Help with Collective Bargaining Negotiations?

Can a Lawyer Help with Collective Bargaining Negotiations? Unlike traditional workplace negotiations between an employer and an employee, a collective bargaining negotiation takes place between an employer and a labor union. In these negotiations, workers come together in [...]

Can a Lawyer Help with Collective Bargaining Negotiations?2019-05-24T18:24:42-06:00

Employment Discrimination: Do I Have a Case?

Employment discrimination can come in many forms, whether you’re going through the hiring process, being treated poorly at work, or have just been fired from a job and think discrimination was the reason for it.  When trying to determine [...]

Employment Discrimination: Do I Have a Case?2019-05-21T13:28:36-06:00

Snider & Associates, LLC announces Government Shutdown Lawsuit

Unions hit Federal Government with minimum wage and overtime pay lawsuit as a result of being forced to work during the shutdown. The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), the [...]

Snider & Associates, LLC announces Government Shutdown Lawsuit2019-01-25T11:00:59-06:00

To File, Or Not To File?

It is an undisputed point of law that employees of the Federal Government are protected by discriminatory practices under the Civil Rights Act at 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-16(c). Full stop, blog over, nothing new to report here. However, let’s [...]

To File, Or Not To File?2019-01-25T10:42:12-06:00

What Can You Prove?

There is an often repeated maxim that “it is not what you know, but what you can prove.” On December 3, 2018, Judge Wollman issued an opinion in the Eighth Circuit, which might as well have referenced that maxim [...]

What Can You Prove?2019-01-25T10:24:53-06:00

Maryland Minimum Wage Set to Increase

On July 1, 2018, Maryland's minimum wage will increase to $10.10 per hour. This increase follows last year's increase to $9.25 per hour. The federal minimum wage will remain at $7.25 per hour. Maryland law requires that most employees [...]

Maryland Minimum Wage Set to Increase2019-01-25T10:26:55-06:00

What Federal Employees Should Know About Unpaid Interns

Summer is in full-swing, but eager college students are already planning and applying for fall internships in Washington, D.C. These political and governmental hopefuls want to get hands-on experience in the nation’s capital to help launch their post-graduation careers. [...]

What Federal Employees Should Know About Unpaid Interns2018-03-09T16:39:26-06:00
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