Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson


Eight Teachers Were Just Awarded Thousands for Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Eight teachers formerly employed at Scammon Elementary School in Chicago were forced to file a lawsuit against the school and the Scammon principal Mary Weaver…

Dan Atkerson Dec 30, 2015

For Women Enduring a Hostile Work Environment, Here’s How to Beat It

While there has been enormous progress in recent decades toward creating a working environment built on equality, women in the workplace experience a variety of…

Dan Atkerson Dec 28, 2015

What to Do If an Employer Rejects a FMLA Leave Request

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is an important federal law that affords employees the right to take necessary time off to tend to…

Dan Atkerson Dec 25, 2015

On the Playground: How to Stop Workplace Bullying

Kids out on the playground are not the only ones who have to deal with bullies every day. In fact, adults in the workforce often…

Dan Atkerson Dec 23, 2015

When Is Affirmative Action Discriminatory?

Workplace discrimination is a cancer in the job market, restricting thousands of potential workers from finding gainful employment. Many federal agencies as well as local…

Dan Atkerson Dec 21, 2015

5 Very Important Workplace Discrimination Cases Americans Should Know

Over the years, there have been a great number of workplace discrimination cases that have affected equality in employment. Many of these cases set precedents…

Dan Atkerson Dec 18, 2015

How to Recognize Common Workplace Retaliation Tactics

Not only are there laws to protect employees from workplace discrimination and sexual harassment, but employees are also protected from punishments for making discrimination or…

Dan Atkerson Dec 16, 2015

Marco Rubio Would Reverse Obama’s Executive Order Against LGBT Discrimination

Marco Rubio has consistently found himself farther right of almost all other presidential candidates this election period. When speaking on any topic – abortion, Syrian…

Dan Atkerson Dec 14, 2015

What’s the Difference Between Sex Discrimination and Gender Identity Discrimination?

Sex discrimination and gender identity discrimination are fairly similar, and the EEOC has even come out saying that gender identity is covered under sex discrimination.…

Dan Atkerson Dec 11, 2015

What If an Employer Instigates Sexual Harassment?

A waitress in New York City claims to have been sexually harassed by coworkers after her manager publicly chastised her and implied that she dressed…

Dan Atkerson Dec 09, 2015

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