Nebraska Fair Employment (NEFPA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) and the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act (“NFEPA”) seek to protect employees from being denied a job, other benefits (like raises and promotions) or from being terminated from employment just because he or she has a disability.  Employees are protected under these laws if they fall into one […]

Nebraska Workplace Sexual Harassment and Hostile Work Environment

What is sexual Harassment in the Workplace? Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.   Sexual harassment is unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that may directly […]

Wrongful Termination of Employment in Nebraska

What is Wrongful Termination of Employment in Nebraska? Are you a member of a union? Do you have an agreement with your employer that says how long your employment will last? If your answers are no, more likely than not, you are an “at-will” employee. As an “at-will” employee, you are free to leave your […]

Nebraska Pregnancy Discrimination Workplace Protections

It is Against the law in Nebraska to Discriminate Against Woman Due to Pregnancy The Nebraska Fair Employment Practices Act (“NFEPA”) is a Nebraska law that protects employees from discrimination.  One of the protections under this law includes making it unlawful to discriminate against pregnant women in the workplace.  For example, an employer cannot refuse […]