Monthly Archives: June 2018

What Are the Types of Contract Defenses for a Breach of Contract?

If you are a business owner, you have probably run into a few business disagreements along your path. In a business, there are many contracts that need to be signed and determined, which means that there will also be various business disagreements and possible breaches of contracts. A breach of contract doesn’t have to result in a business lawsuit, but it can help to know what your defenses would be if a lawsuit were to occur. What Are My Defenses After a Breach of Contract? One common way that a breach of contract could occur is if one of the parties decides to not sign the business agreement. A contract can be void if one of these parties is also coercing, threatening, creating false statements, or illegally persuading another party. There are a few defenses that could help in this situation: Signing under duress: To claim this defense, one of…
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How Can I Spot Immigrant Harassment at My Workplace?

Under federal law, it is illegal to discriminate against any employee, regardless of his or her immigration status. The Immigration and Nationality Act, or INA, disallows discrimination based on citizenship status. There are many employment terms related to immigrant status of workers at any workplace, so it’s important to know how immigrants face harassment and discrimination in their workplace environment. What Are the Different Immigration Terms in Relation to Harassment? Immigrants can either be labeled as undocumented, illegal, or legal immigrants in their place of work. An undocumented worker is a foreign-born person who is not a permanent resident and is not a U.S. citizen. Undocumented immigrants usually are people whose immigration status is not yet resolved. These types of immigrants usually face a lot of racial and sexual discrimination at their job. They might find that they can’t defend themselves because of their vulnerable and fragile work position, so…
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